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Eskimos

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Tony Weyiouanna, eskimo dog musher. His office job involves the relocation of the community of Shishmaref. Alaska.

Aerial view of the Eskimo Village of Shishmaref which is threatened by coastal erosion.Seward Peninsula, Alaska.

Eskimo, Tony Weyiouanna takes his racing dogs out for a training run. Shishmaref, Alaska

Eskimo, Tony Weyiouanna takes his racing dogs out for a training run. Shishmaref, Alaska

Eskimo elder Clifford Weyiouanna with his rifle and sled outside his house in Shishmaref. Alaska

Pair of Racing huskies out for a training run, pulling hard.  Shishmaref, Seward Peninsula, Alaska

Tony & Fannie Weyiouanna's family and their friends watch TV from the sofa. Shishmaref. Alaska

Tony Weyiouanna's boys play basketball in the house in the evening. Shishmaref. Seward Peninsula. Alaska

Eskimo, Tony Weyiouanna with one of his racing dogs outside his father's house. Shishmaref. Alaska

Eskimo elder, Molly Tocktoo sews traditional mukluks in her home in Shishmaref. Seward Peninsula. Alaska

Eskimo children are collected from school on a snowmobile, Shishmaref. Alaska

Clifford Weyiouanna, an eskimo elder, serves hotcakes in his kitchen . Shishmaref. Alaska

Eskimo, Karen Sinnok, chairperson  of the Erosion & Relocation Coalition. Shishmaref. Seward Peninsula. Alaska

Karen Sinnok serves an elderly shopper in the Shishmaref Native Store. Alaska

Karen Sinnok serves a young couple in the Shishmaref Native Store. Alaska

Portrait of an Eskimo boy in a warm hat. Shishmaref. Alaska

Tomcod (Microgradus proximus) hanging outside on a rack to dry in the cold. Shishmaref. Alaska.

Clifford Weyiouanna checks the location of his reindeer herd on his computer. 5 of his reindeer have satellite collars. Shishmaref. Alaska

Eskimo Elder, Dan Olanna wearing sealskin trousers and a white anorak at Dog sled races in Shishmaref. Alaska.

Dog teams line up at the start of the Sunday dog races in Shishmaref. Alaska.

Eskimo elder, Clifford Weyiouanna watches dogsled races on the sea ice by Shishmaref. Alaska.

Inupiaq woman, Lela Oman, shows the calf skin trim on her traditional coat. Nome. Alaska.

Low light from midnight sun on the timber buildings on Front St. Nome. Alaska

Inupiaq (eskimo) woman cuts sealmeat with an ulu(Woman's knife). Barrow. North Alaska

Inupiaq girl, Dorean Donovan, in traditional clothing dances an old dance Barrow. North Slope. Alaska.

Eskimo hunters secure the Bowhead whale from their Umiak. Point Hope. Alaska

Eskimo hunters secure the Bowhead whale from their Umiak. Point Hope. Alaska

Eskimo whale hunters cut lumps of skin & blubber, muktuk, from a Bowhead Whale Point Hope. Alaska

New Umiak made from wood and split Walrus? skins. It rests high on a rack. Point Hope. Alaska

Eskimo whale hunters paddling an Umiak, made from wood & skin. Point Hope, Alaska.
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