Charles Enoch

Beautifully decorated salmon. Photo courtesy of Kuskokwim Art Guild.

Steel salmon decorated with glass. Photo courtesy of Kuskokwim Art Guild

This summer’s salmon runs are long gone, but the season for steel and wood fish is just getting going. The Kuskokwim Art Guild is set to host their annual Steel Salmon Auction at the Cultural Center in Bethel. Reyne Athanas is a member of the guild and says proceeds will go to support education.
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First ivory handled ul'uaq with a blade made of slate found by Anna Sloan. Photo by Charles/KYUK

An ivory handled ul’uaq with a blade made of slate found by Anna Sloan. Photo by Charles/KYUK

At the site of an ancient village near Quinhagak, Archeologists race against erosion to uncover Yup’ik artifacts. What they find not only provides a look into the daily lives of Yupi’k ancestors, but also sheds light on a brutal period in the region’s history.

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ADF&GThe Alaska Department of Fish and Game has issued an emergency order to close the lower Kuskokwim moose hunt. As of Thursday, September 4 at 11:59pm, permit hunts for moose will be closed, both on federal and state lands in unit 18.
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An uluaq with a blade made of slate, and a still in tact wooden handle was one of many priceless treasures on display at the Qanirtuuq building on Quinhagak. Photo by Charles/KYUK.

An “uluaq” with a blade made of slate with a wooden handle. Photo by Charles/KYUK

An archeological excavation highlights ancient Yup’ik culture near Quinhagak.

Archeologists and students from the University of Alberdeen in Scotland say they’ve uncovered significant artifacts in a large dig outside Quinhagak in Western Alaska.
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