This week we’re heading to the tiny Southeast community of Port Alexander. The village of just 62 people is on the south end of Baranof Island. Robin Griggs teaches school there.
This week, we’re going to the Pribilof Island community of St. Paul, off the west coast of the state in the Bering Sea. Connie Newman is superintendent of the School District for the Pribilof Islands of St. Paul and St. George.
This week, we’re heading out the Aleutian chain to the community of Akutan, on a small island just east of Unalaska. April Pelkey is the manager at the Akutan Corporation.
This week, we’re visiting the Prince William Sound Community of Chenega. Sandra Angaiak is a tribal administrator assistant in Chenega.
This week we’re going to Yakutat, in northern Southeast Alaska. Les Hartley is a pilot who lives in Yakutat.
This week, we’re off to Tuntuntuliak, which is located on a Kuskokwim River tributary near the Bering Sea Coast. Patrick Pavila is the tribal administrator for Tuntuntuliak.
This week, we’re heading to Atqasuk, a small Inupiaq community south of Barrow on the Meade River. Sherlene Kagak is the city clerk in Atqasuk.
And now for 300 villages, we’re off to Old Harbor to talk with Phyllis Clough. The picturesque Kodiak Island village is located on a narrow strip of beach at the foot of a steep mountain.
This week we’re heading just northeast of Sitka, to another island community-Angoon. The village is home to about 450, most Tlingit, residents. Richard George is the mayor of Angoon.
Now it’s time for 300 villages. This week, we’re heading to Manley Hot Springs, a small community of about 80 people in the interior, west of Fairbanks. That was Chuck Parker a resident of Manley Hot Springs. 300 villages is AK’s attempt to put every community in Alaska on the radio.
This week we’re heading to Egegik, a small fishing community on the Egegik river and Bristol Bay. Roberta Alto is the tribal secretary in Egegik.
This week, we’re heading to the Native Village of Eyak. The village of Eyak is no longer populated. But the Native Village of Eyak, in Cordova, is a federally recognized tribe. Larue Barnes is the museum director for the Native Village of Eyak.
Now it’s time for 300 villages. This week were going to Slana, a community of about 150 people at the start of the Nabesna Road. It was one of the last spots in the country to stake a homestead.
This week, we’re heading to the Southeast community of Craig, on Prince of Wales Island. Victoria Merritt is the recreation director in Craig.
This week, were heading to Savoonga, one of two communities on the northern edge of St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea. Pearl Annogiyuk is city clerk in Savoonga.
This week, we’re heading out to the Pribilof Islands and the community of St. George, on a small island in the Bering Sea between Alaska and Russia. Pat Pletnikoff is the mayor of St. George.
This week we’re heading to Alakanuk, a community of about 800 people on the lower Yukon delta. Hilda Stern is City Administrator in Alakanuk.
Now it’s time for 300 villages. And where else would we go for a show about dogs than Nome, the town on the edge of the Bering Sea that hosts the finish of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race each year. Dennis Richardson is the manager at the Nome Convention and Visitors Bureau.
This week we’re headed to the small community of Hope, 15 miles off the Seward Highway on Turnagain Arm. Susan Anderson started the library in Hope.
This week, we’re going way up north, to the village of Kaktovik, inside the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The community of about 300 people is located on the north shore of Barter Island on the Beaufort Sea. Annie Tikluk is the mayor of Kaktovik.