We lived in a small village in rural Alaska for many years and have so many good memories. My daughter Ruthann use to teach some of the young girls how to make dolls. Now she is making dolls that resemble those young students we hold so dear.
Athabascan Word of the Week: Summer Parka - Bets’egh hoolaanee Kkotl — salmon berries The Inupiaq translation for summer parka is atikłuk. The summer parka is most commonly referred to as a cuspuk or kuspuk, its Yup’ik translation. The Inupiaq translation for salmon berries is aqpik. In the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner