How an Alaska village made millions p...

How an Alaska village made millions protecting unique freshwater seals

Rayn Aaberg had an idea that made millions for his Alaska Native village corporation and protected the strange and wonderful freshwater seals of Lake Iliamna at the same time. Aaberg, 30, came of age during the fight over the proposed Pebble mine, which divided his seasonal village of Pedro Bay, with only 20 year-round residents, and crippled its corporation with conflict.

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