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  1. Bethel-based searchers recover body of boater missing since FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The body of a 28-year-old Bethel man missing since Friday, when the boat he was in sank in a Western Alaska river, was recovered by searchers late Monday, troopers said. In a dispatch, Alaska State Troopers said Benjamin Beaver Jr. was traveling with a juvenile from Napakiak to Atmautluak when their boat struck a sandbar and became submerged in the Johnson River.


  2. Ways of real people: Scholars document traditional Yup'ik life by talking to elders who lived itRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    "We call ourselves Yupiit, 'real people.' In our language yuk means 'person' or 'human being.'


  3. High temperatures sink vehicles traveling ice roads in Western AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The top of a small bulldozer is visible through the ice on the Kwethluk River Monday afternoon, March 30, 2015. Two pickup trucks used by crews working on an Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium water and sewer project went through slushy ice mid-day, then the bulldozer deployed to extract the vehicles sunk into the river as well.


  4. Napakiak man charged with murder of Bethel cab driverRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2012 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 21-year-old Napakiak man faces murder charges after a grand jury indictment in the death of a Bethel cab driver. Alaska State Troopers say Kyle Motgin killed Young Suk Chong, a 45-year-old driver for Taxi Cab Company, on Jan. 31. Three days later, troopers arrested Motgin on outstanding assault charges.


  5. Art of seal gut: Bethel workshop teaches traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Instructor Mary Tunuchuk of Chefornak said she sews raincoat parkas out of seal intestine for her son and grandsons to keep them warm and dry when they go seal hunting. Here she is demonstrating how to make an egaleq, or window, as a project for "Materials Traditions:Sewing Gut," a community workshop organized by the Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center and the Anchorage Museum that took place Jan. 24-25 at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center in Bethel.