Igiugig News

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...
Igiugig set to embark on Native/Local Foods Challenge and Trek to Big Mountain, AK. A group of Aborigines, walked back into the Bush for seven weeks and ate only traditional ...
Hi everyone! My name is Irmelin [Ear-Malin], I am from Denmark and currently living in Norway where I’m doing a PhD at the University of Oslo. Some of you might remember me from...


| AlexAnna Salmon
WANGKUTA QANRIARAIT NANVARPARMIUT YUGESTUN (We Speak Lake Iliamna Yup’ik) by Apapigainaq (AlexAnna Salmon, Project Director) (Thank you for arriving to Igiugig). You may no...

Message from the Editor July 2017

| Ida Nelson
Here fishy fishy! The salmon have arrived and you’ll have seen people covered in scales, blood, and guts and the perfume of smoke house has finally arrived! Between working an...

Igiugig School 4th Annual Goose Camp

| Administrator

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