Author Topic: Baked Alaska: Snowless Climate Threatens Survival of the Yupik People of Togiak  (Read 245 times)

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Frank Logusak, a tribal elder in Togiak, a ramshackle settlement of 842 people on Alaska’s remote Bristol Bay, is a hunter and a fisherman, a Yupik native who knew the village’s last shaman and can still build a sod house like the one his grandparents grew up in. Logusak is no scientist, but in his 64 years here, he has watched and felt startling changes in the world around him: shorter and warmer winters, less snow and ice, fewer bears and moose to hunt and increasingly scarce berries to gather in the summer.

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