Igiugig News

Message from the Editor April 2018

| Ida Nelson
Good Bye Winter, Hello Spring Geese flying over head, hunters and children are getting impatient as school is coming to a close and spring has arrived. Igiugig has been busy si...
It has been a very long time since I have provided an update on our language revitalization program. It is partially because we have been a flurry of activity. Here are some hig...

Dance Fan Making

| Kiara Nelson
On Thursday, January 25th, a woman named Emily Johnston led a dance fan making class for the people who are apart of the Yup’ik program. It took place at the Hangar where 13 peo...

Message from the Editor February 2018

| Ida Nelson
Spring into Action 2018 with 9 more months to go and you seem to be moving along pretty fast already. I feel like I didn’t get a chance to even blink. We’ve had a lot going on ...

IVC Presidential Report

| AlexAnna Salmon
IVC Presidential Report 2017 Program Highlights and 2018 Pursuits The Igiugig Village Council serves Igiugig, a self-sufficient village with strong cultural and environmenta...

Our Villages Will Teach Our Cultures!

| AlexAnna Salmon
by AlexAnna Salmon, Project Director Alaska Native Education Program(CFDA 84.356A) Grant #S356A170005 funded by US Department of Education “I believe that cultural learning...

Go No-See-Ums!

| Kiara Nelson
On Monday, November 13th, Sim, Taty, Fewnia, Kiara, Teya, Kaylee, Alicia, and I took off to Port Alsworth for the 2017 Volleyball Tournament. In my opinion, I thought it was fun...

Telaquana Trail

| Jeff Bringhurst
At the Annual Igiugig Native Corp meeting on November 15, we had the privilege of hearing two presentations from Park Service Historian and Local Legend, John Branson. For those...

Message from the Editor November 2017

| Ida Nelson
Turkey Days Are Over November certainly has flown by quickly! It flew by and now we are approaching December. We have been busy. Now that the hike to Big Mountain and the Nativ...

Hike to Big Mountain

| Simeon Zackar
We hiked to Big Mountain. Everyone else started by hiking off to Berry Patch. The following day, I started off by hiking to Rocky Point. It took me three hours to catch up with ...

Food Challenge Update

| Tate Gooden
According to David Pimentel, a Cornell Evolutionary Biologist, a family of five would require 200 hectares of land to support their hunting and gathering needs. That’s nearly 50...

Message from the Editor October 2017

| Ida Nelson
October-fest October we welcome you with open arms as all the lodges have returned to hibernation for the winter and the skies and river are quiet once again. With the Native F...

Local Foods

| Jeff Bringhurst
Ahhh September. You are my favorite month of the year. You bring me blueberries and cranberries, you bring me the harvest of crops I’ve been waiting for all summer, you bring me...

Message from the Editor September 2017

| Ida Nelson
Aug-tember Life in the village of Igiugig has been going non-stop from dusk of early mornings until the stars start shining late at night—we have been busy with all kinds of ...

Repatriation of Igiugig Ancestors Day

| Sandy Alvarez
Despite the threatening rain clouds it was a celebratory atmosphere of sorts today--Thursday September 14, 2017--in our little corner of western Alaska as we participated in the...

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