Igiugig News

Growth Mindset & the Yup’ik Culture

| Kiara Nelson
Wangkuta. This is a short word in Yupik, but its meaning is powerful. Wangkuta literally means “us” or “we.” Now, you see, I didn't just throw in a random Yup’ik word for your e...

Storytelling Workshop Held in Igiugig

| Walt Gooden
During the week of January 13th, world renowned storyteller Brett Dillingham came to Igiugig to teach the students how to tell stories in a captivating and interesting manner. H...

Message from the Editor March 2020

| Ida Nelson
Flying by 2020 Winter has gone by a lot faster than I would have anticipated. With the changing times of this pandemic, I’m shifting from working with my co-workers in one of...

Flying High

| Aiden Wassillie
Last October our Village Council got a Gleim Virtual Cockpit Flight Simulator and installed it in the school office. It felt like it took forever to set up because I couldn’t wa...

Igiugig Artists

| Ella Gooden
Among the many exciting activities that have taken place with the start of the new year, artist Ann Luthy’s visit was one of the best. During the week of February 10-14, Ann wor...

The Basketball Season in Hindsight

| Walt Gooden
Basketball season was a fun experience. We practiced hard, learning transition defense drills, footwork, and offensive plays. The team had fun (I think) traveling to different v...

COVID-19 Update March 2020

| Administrator
Igiugig Village Council COVID-19 Travel Restrictions and Quarantine Guidelines March 24, 2020 In response to the developing world-wide COVID-19 virus pandemic, the Igiugig Vil...

The Power of We Meeting

| Halay Turning Heart
“Imperfect Action is always better than Perfect Inaction” was a theme of the grantee meeting for the Native Youth and Culture Fund (NYCF). The Power of We brought together 22 gr...

Igiugig Takes on D.C.!

| Administrator
This year’s school trip to Washington D.C was a hit. The Igiugig school would like to thank those who donated, they helped make this trip happen. The trip kicked off with a g...

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

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