Johanna Eurich, KYUK - Anchorage
Organizers say a challenge in the coming years will be deciding how to deal with the many Iñupiaq dialects.
A Bethel woman made history recently by becoming the first infantrywoman in the Alaska National Guard. When Serita Unin, who is Cup’ik, joined the National Guard in 2009, combat arms jobs weren’t open to women.
Fall chum numbers are so low that managers have closed subsistence fishing on the lower Yukon.
The Yukon River processor says that after spending extra to bring staff to Emmonak during the pandemic, the fish never showed up.
Elders say the size of mosquitoes, the distribution of birds, and the wind direction are pointing to a later king run than usual, but with bigger kings.
Peter Moore was known for his humor and leadership during his 87 years.
Before it began, it already looked like it might take a while, because there were more contestants than ever in the Yup’ik Spelling Bee for Beginners. But no one thought it would take four hours to narrow the field down to the winners.
Fewer summer chum salmon and king salmon swam up the Yukon River than expected this season. Listen now
Alaska election officials are looking for help in some of the state’s tiniest communities to provide assistance to register and inform voters in their Native language about the ballot and elections. But sometimes the phone call for help doesn’t find any… leaving few options.
The fatal Ravn Air crash near Togiak last fall was the focus of the investigative hearing held by the National Transportation Safety Board in Anchorage on Thursday. Listen now
Competition was tough and quick during the Yup’ik Spelling Bee this weekend in Anchorage. Even with four schools from two school districts, competition quickly became a battle between the former champ Daniel Ayaginag Hunter from Nunam Iqua and contenders in Kotlik. Listen now
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