Proposed District Changes Draw Rise from Kwethluk

Angela Denning-Barnes, KYUK – Bethel

The State’s redistricting proposals move some villages around in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. A few move from the enormous Interior District 6 to West Coast’s District 39. The Lower Kuskokwim’s District 38 expands East to include villages near Fairbanks.  And five of that district’s villages move South to the Bristol Bay-Aelutian District 37.

One of them is the Kuskokwim village of Kwethluk, and some villagers already have strong feelings about it.

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