This week, we’re visiting the tiny interior community of Alatna, north of Fairbanks. Clara Sam is a council member in Alatna.
This week we’re heading to Northway a tiny village on the far eastern edge of interior Alaska with resident Loraine Titus.
Today for 300 villages we’re heading to King Salmon and Naknek, communities separated by a 16 mile road. The communities are at the start of the Alaska Peninsula and a gateway to Katmai National Park.
This week, we’re going to Klukwan, a small Alaska Native Village on the Chilkat River. Jones Hotch Junior is President of the Chilkat Indian Village Tribal Council.
This week, we’re heading to Glacier View – a section of the Glenn Highway past Palmer that’s home to 234 permanent residents. Rick Brendon is the community council president in Glacier View.
Now it’s time for 300 villages. This week, we’re off to the community of Kenny Lake in the Copper River Valley to celebrate the annual Kenny Lake Fair which promises “moose-chevious fun,” where we talk with Kim Morse at the Kenny Lake Fair.
This week, we’re heading to the community of Butte, located at the foot of Bodenberg Butte in the Matanuska Susitna Valley. It’s home to about 3000 residents. Brit Lively is a longtime resident of Butte. She lives there with her domestic partner, five horses and a mule.
This week, we’re visiting Halibut Cove, a community located just a short water taxi ride across Kachemak Bay from Homer. Clem Tillion is one of the founders of Halibut cove.
Now it’s time for 300 villages. This week, we’re visiting Fox, a community of about 500 people a short drive from Fairbanks. Gina Yensen manages the general store in Fox.
Instead of heading to a village this week, we’re going to visit the Gakona Lodge and it’s owner Greg Marshall and his wife Valerie. The historic roadhouse is located in the Copper River Valley and was established in the early 1900′s for travelers on the Eagle/Valdez trail.
This week, we’re visiting Akhiok, a tiny Aluet Community on the southern tip of Kodiak Island. That was David Eluska Senior, Tribal Administrator for the villages of Akhiok.
Now its time for 300 villages. This week, we’re visiting the Russian Old Believer village Nikolaevsk, on the Kenai Peninsula with Nina from the village of Nikolaevsk.
This week, we’re going to Venetie, an Interior community above the Arctic Circle. Eddie Frank is the tribal administrator for Venetie.
This week, we’re heading to another island community – Petersburg, in Southeast Alaska. That was Sally Norheim Dwyer, executive director of the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce.
This week we’re visiting Pilot Station, a Yup’ik Eskimo village on the Yukon River that’s home to about 600 people. Abraham Kelly is the postmaster in Pilot Station.
What community do marathon runners, dog mushers and railroad buffs have in common? If you guessed Seward, you’re right. The city is located at the tip of the Kenai Peninsula on beautiful Resurrection Bay, and Friday, Seward celebrates its one hundredth birthday.
This week, were visiting Tatitlek, a tiny village in Prince William Sound, south of Valdez. That was David Totemoff Senior, Tatitlek’s IRA Council President.
This week, we’re featuring Nenana, the interior village that’s home to the famous ice classic lottery. The community is located where the Nenana and Tanana rivers meet. Robin Campbell is Tribal Administrator in Nenana.
This week were heading to the Athabascan community of Fort Yukon in Interior Alaska.
The community is located on a small island in the Bering Sea where there are many more fur seals than people. Aqualina Lestinkof lives on St. Paul island.