Igiugig News

Igiugig Receives BIA Tribal Resilience Grant

| Sheryl Wassillie
On September 3, 2018 the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), office of Trust Services – Tribal Resilience Program (TRP) awarded Igiugig $80,241 to build capacity and develop an Adap...

Igiugig Receives Native Youth & Culture Fund Grant

| Halay Turning Heart
Igiugig was recently selected as one of only 22 grantees nationwide out of a pool of over 200 applicants for the 2019 Native Youth and Culture Fund. The Village will receive a $...

411-in-the-533 July

| AlexAnna Salmon
Igiugig Village Council is in full-tilt action mode, which has not afforded me the chance to provide a newsletter update. Since my last update (April 2018), these have been IVC ...

Message from the Editor July 2019

| Ida Nelson
Summer 2019 in Igiugig started off busy with float planes flying by with numerous fishermen, boats zooming on the Kvichak hunting for the mythical 30” rainbow trout and kids and...

ORPC Visits the School

| Kiara Nelson
On January 24th, 2019, a group of ORPC, (Ocean Renewable Power Company) AEA (Alaska Energy Authority) or renewable energy professionals, arrived to the school to have dinner. Th...

Congratulations Class of 2018!

| Administrator

Peaky Keaky

| Ms. Gabbie’s Class
Peaky Keaky had a secret. Peaky Keaky entertains the children in Igiugig School during the school day, but after she sleeps, she grabs her cape and jumps onto the floor. Sneaky ...

2019 Basketball

| Kiara Nelson
On Wednesday, January 30, the Igiugig basketball team of three along with coach Christina took off to Port Heiden for the 2019 basketball jamboree. The first day when we were...

Message from the Editor March 2019

| Ida Nelson
Blended Months Months definitely feel like they are turn into days! We certainly have been busy in our little lively village. In this newsletter you will see an update of the...

The Old World Revealed

| Walt Gooden
This year multiple archeologists came to Igiugig to map out sites such as Qusgiq and Old Igiugig. I went on two archeological expeditions, one with Sean Mack and Rita Miraglia, ...

Waz’Up At Your Local Library?

| A J Gooden
In May 2018, the librarian-in-training, AJ Gooden, attended the State Library’s special workshop in Juneau for librarians of small, rural libraries. She returned with a to-do li...

Message from the Editor October 2018

| Ida Nelson
Welcome Back! Waqaa! Welcome back to our Newsletter, my sincere apology to our subscribers, it feels like many moons since one has been produced and I for one apologize. Igiu...

ANE Update

| AlexAnna Salmon
“Communities Teaching Culture” By AlexAnna Salmon, Project Director Alaska Native Education Program (CFDA 84.356A) Grant #S356A170005 funded by US Department of Education Ca...
Waqaa Igyararmiut (the People of Igiugig)! Calirpagtukut! (we have all been really busy). Our village was honored to host Dr. Walkie Charles from UAF to teach a four day Yup...

Igiugig Recycling Program

| Fewnia Zharoff
Fewnia with Governor Walker at the Rural Energy Conference in FairbanksHere in Igiugig we’ve been recycling for several years now. We even have all the lodges do recycling too w...

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