Yupik Dancers Wow Netherlands Festival

Some  students at Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka recently went on a field trip, the kind of field trip we all might like to take, if we didn’t mind dancing in front of thousands of people. Eight members of the school’s Yup’ik dance ensemble traveled to the Netherlands in January to perform at a cultural festival. And on their way home, they stopped in Rotterdam and Paris to hold workshops on traditional Yup’ik dance.

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Robert Woolsey is the news director at KCAW in Sitka.

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