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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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Screenwriter, Daniels Calvin from Fairbanks. Photo courtesy of Daniels Calvin.

Screenwriter, Daniels Calvin from Fairbanks. Photo courtesy of Daniels Calvin.

A Fairbanks resident has a movie in the works featuring Alaska Native characters. She’s looking to cast Yup’ik, or Alaska Native people.

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Curtis Mann and Greg Aloralria preparing to unload the dipnets. Photo courtesy of Curtis Mann

Curtis Mann and Greg Aloralria preparing to unload the dipnets. Photo courtesy of Curtis Mann

Bethel’s tribe, the Orutsararmiut Native Council has acquired an order of dip-nets they will be loaning to any community member, free of charge. Wildlife managers are only allowing set nets and recently opened the river to dip-nets for chum and sockeye subsistence fishing to conserve the king salmon run.
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Kiaku taryaqviit nalliitni umgumallerkaa amlleret yuut assiilkaat, il’aitlu cingumaluku. Waten piyaqlian ayagnirluku taryaqviit nalliitni amlleret ayuqellerkaa nalluat. Qaluneklu atungellerkaq capernakluku maani qaunek atuyuitellruata. Natalia Berlin-aq Nunapicuarmiu Yuukaq waten qanerkangqellruuq, “Neq’liqngaitellilriit, neqcetuut-qaa qalutgun? Caperrnarquq!”
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