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photo of Kaktovik Inupiat Village Aerial Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Kaktovik Inupiat Village Aerial Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Aerial view of the Inupiat village of Kaktovik located on Barter Island on the border of the Arctic Coastal Plain in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.
The small Inupiat village of Kaktovik is situated on the north coastal shores of Barter Island in...
photo of Gambell Rural Village St Lawrence Island Alaska Gambell Rural Village St Lawrence Island Alaska
The easiest way for the local people of Gambell on St. Lawrence Island in Alaska, USA to get around this rural village is by walking or riding all-terrain vehicles.
The rural village of Gambell is located on St. Lawrence Island in Alaska, USA with a population of...
photo of Arctic Warming Sandbags Kaktovik Alaska USA Arctic Warming Sandbags Kaktovik Alaska USA
The warming climate is affecting many Arctic locations and sandbags are used in a stabilization project to stop the shores from eroding. In the village of Kaktovik along the coastal shores of the Beaufort Sea in Alaska USA, this project is underway.
In the native village of Kaktovik in Alaska, USA, more evidence of the warming climate is being...
photo of Bowhead Whale Sunset Butchering Kaktovik Village Alaska Bowhead Whale Sunset Butchering Kaktovik Village Alaska
During the sunset hours, Inupiat men from the village of Kaktovik in Alaska, USA begin the butchering of a Bowhead Whale recently harpooned in the Arctic Ocean.
After harpooning a Bowhead Whale, two men from the village of Kaktovik in Alaska, USA start to make...
photo of Harpooned Bowhead Whale Coastal Sunset Kaktovik Alaska Harpooned Bowhead Whale Coastal Sunset Kaktovik Alaska
As the sunset hues highlight the sky, a couple of men begin to butcher a recently harpooned Bowhead Whale where it is laid to rest on the coastal shores in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, USA.
The sky is an array of beautiful colors at sunset over the Arctic Ocean, but the sight along the...
photo of Ninilchik Winter Russian Orthodox Church Alaska Ninilchik Winter Russian Orthodox Church Alaska
A historic building in the village of Ninilchik in Alaska, USA, encompassed by the winter snow, houses the Russian Orthodox Church.
During the winter, snow blankets the landscape around the Russian Orthodox Church and its cemetery...
photo of Kaktovik Village Children Butchered Bowhead Whale Alaska Kaktovik Village Children Butchered Bowhead Whale Alaska
Inupiat children stand next to the head of a butchered Bowhead Whale near the village of Kaktovik in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.
The Eskimo people from the village of Kaktovik in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska...
photo of Kaktovik Inupiat Village Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Alaska Kaktovik Inupiat Village Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Alaska
The buildings and homes in the Inupiat village of Kaktovik with the beautiful snow covered peaks of the Romanzof Mountains in the backdrop in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.
Towering above the Inupiat village of Kaktovik on Barter Island in the Arctic National Wildlife...
photo of Bowhead Whale Transportation Barrow Alaska Bowhead Whale Transportation Barrow Alaska
The Eskimos in Barrow, Alaska find the only convenient form of transportation for a Bowhead Whale is by using two forklifts.
After hunting a Bowhead Whale in the Chukchi Sea near Barrow, Alaska, two men use forklift...
photo of Subsistence Whale Hunting Flag Waving Barrow Alaska Subsistence Whale Hunting Flag Waving Barrow Alaska
A whaler waving his flag shows his people the Bowhead Whale he has hunted in the waters of Barrow, Alaska as subsistence whale hunting is still allowed here.
An Eskimo man, Captain Charles Hopson, waving his flag while standing atop a bowhead whale which he...
photo of Bowhead Whale Cutting Native Culture Alaska Bowhead Whale Cutting Native Culture Alaska
Part of the native Eskimo culture in Barrow, Alaska, is the cutting up the skin and blubber of a Bowhead Whale which was recently harpooned.
The Eskimo people who reside in the village of Barrow, Alaska have harpooned a Bowhead Whale as...
photo of Bowhead Whale Blubber Butchering Alaska Bowhead Whale Blubber Butchering Alaska
A group of Eskimos take part in butchering a Bowhead Whale by pulling away the blubber on the shores of the Chukchi Sea in Barrow, Alaska.
After the whaling crew in Barrow, Alaska has killed a Bowhead Whale, they tow it the icy shore...
photo of Yupik Boys Bicycling Quinhagak Village Alaska Yupik Boys Bicycling Quinhagak Village Alaska
Bicycling through the street of the village of Quinhagak, Alaska, two Yupik boys full of smiles enjoy their free time.
Having fun in the summer sun, two Yupik boys spend their time bicycling around the village of...
photo of Yupik Eskimo Children Playing Quinhagak Alaska Yupik Eskimo Children Playing Quinhagak Alaska
Two Yup'ik eskimo children playing around the outside of the Moravian Church bell tower in the village of Quinhagak, Alaska.
The Moravian Church bell tower in the village of Quinhagak, Alaska stands in a field making the...
photo of Laughing Child At Beach Laughing Child At Beach
The carefree nature of a child shows in this little blonde hair girl laughing along the sandy shores of a beach.
A beautiful child finds life very simple and joyful while playing in the sand at the beach where...
photo of Seldovia Alaska Aerial Harbour View Seldovia Alaska Aerial Harbour View
An aerial view of the fishing village of Seldovia in Alaska, USA adorned with a quaint harbour where the fishing boats are moored.
Flying above Seldovia in the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska, USA, a beautiful aerial view shows how the...
photo of Seldovia Seascape Homes Kenai Peninsula Alaska Seldovia Seascape Homes Kenai Peninsula Alaska
A view of the seascape which surrounds a few of the houses along the waterfront in the village of Seldovia in the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska, USA.
Homes along the waterfront in the village of Seldovia in the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska, USA are...
photo of Seldovia Water Homes Kachemak Bay Alaska Seldovia Water Homes Kachemak Bay Alaska
Along the waterfront in the village of Seldovia in Kachemak Bay, Alaska, homes are built on pilings with backyards which consist of water.
Shaded by the forest trees, some of the homes in the village of Seldovia are built along the shores...
photo of Skiff Anchored At High Tide In Seldovia Alaska Skiff Anchored At High Tide In Seldovia Alaska
A beautiful waterfront home sits along the shores in the village of Seldovia, Alaska as high tide leaves a skiff anchored in the water a little difficult to reach.
The sun shines off a waterfront home surrounded by the forest in the village of Seldovia, Alaska...
photo of Centaurea Cornflowers Picture Seldovia Alaska Centaurea Cornflowers Picture Seldovia Alaska
A bunch of Cornflowers, also known as Centaurea, blossom in the wilderness near the village of Seldovia, Alaska in the USA.
The Centaurea has many different names such as the star thistle, cornflower, knapweed and bluet...
photo of Russian Native Dancers Chukotski Peninsula Russian Native Dancers Chukotski Peninsula
A group of Russian Native dancers adorned in their traditional costumes at the Lorino Village on the Chukotski Peninsula, Russia in Alaska.
The Russian Native people in the Lorino Village on the Chukotski Peninsula in Russia, Alaska have...
photo of Teaching Native Traditions Alaska Village Teaching Native Traditions Alaska Village
At the celebrations in the Lorino village on the Chukotski Peninsula in Alaska, USA, the Native people will spend time teaching visitors their dances.
An elderly Native woman plays the drum while another native girl claps to the music while the...
photo of Man Cutting Whale Picture Man Cutting Whale Picture
An Eskimo man spends his day cutting up the blubber of a whale that was harpooned in the Chukchi Sea in Alaska.
Eskimo people that live around the Chukchi Sea in Alaska, still find whaling as a major part in...
photo of Eskimo Community Team Work Alaska Eskimo Community Team Work Alaska
In the Eskimo town of Barrow, Alaska, the community pulls together as a team and will work until they bring a Bowhead Whale ashore.
At the northernmost settlement on the North American mainland and in the United States, is the...
photo of Whale Butchering Eskimo Village Barrow Alaska Whale Butchering Eskimo Village Barrow Alaska
Men from the Eskimo village of Barrow, Alaska, spend their days on the icy shores butchering a Bowhead whale.
Most people find that butchering a whale is an unnecessary act of violence, but the Eskimo...
photo of Baleen Whale Eskimo Harpoon Alaska Baleen Whale Eskimo Harpoon Alaska
Baleen Whale and Native Kids
Part of the native culture of an Eskimo tribe in Alaska is to harpoon whales which they then...

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