Village Voices

Vanasse, Deb
January 2009
Faces;Jan2009, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p22
The article profiles the Yup'ik people, meaning "real people" who live in southwestern Alaska. It states that Yup'ik people are among the three Alaskan native groups commonly know as Eskimos who are originally nomadic and harvested fish, moose, and berries with the seasons. Accordingly, dancing is one of the ways Yup'ik teens like to celebrate a culture that fights to survive.


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