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$25M school boosts pride in Kongiganak

...forget the $25 million for the new Kongiganak school - named after a Yup'ik elder...into its state-allotted art fund in Kongiganak, the district paid for a walrus motif...entryway," said Murdock, who oversaw the Kongiganak school project for the district. Workers...
Man accused of murdering his father

BETHEL - A 30-year-old man from the village of Kongiganak (kahn-GIG-uh-nuk) has been accused of shooting...will be arraigned on a first-degree murder charge. Kongiganak is a community of several hundred people 75 miles southwest...
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As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...sharing recipients are towns like Kongiganak in Southwest Alaska. Not far from the mouth of the Kuskokwim River, Kongiganak's 500 or so people live in a...buildings to trails.This summer, the Kongiganak Traditional Council - which runs...
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Feds award almost $7 million to tribes for housing build two homes? Native Village of Gakona, $75,000 to rehabilitate one single-family home? Native Village of Kongiganak, $600,000 to build a health clinic? Native Village of Ruby, $600,000 to build a community center? Native Village...
Two overdue snowmobilers located near Bethel

...searchers Saturday night. The Weirs were supposed to arrive in Bethel by Friday night after traveling from Kwigillingok to Kongiganak and Tuntutuliak. Alaska State Troopers said Michael Weir, a teacher, had provided a fellow teacher with his itinerary and...

...Statistics in Juneau: Alexander Scott Dick and Terren Lisa Williams of Juneau. George Henry Evan and Tracy Minnie Lewis of Kongiganak. Garrett Ralston Derr and Mellissa Anne Pavlik of Juneau. Jeffry Scott Snodgrass and Zeela Jae Bryn Mawr of Juneau. Christopher...
Iraq means unique hardships for Eskimos

...some of the most remote and unforgiving spots in the nation. Eric Phillip's job in the small Yup'ik Eskimo village of Kongiganak in southwestern Alaska is to hunt walrus, seal, mink, otter, geese, ducks and other animals to provide food for his immediate...
Teachers learning on the EDGE

...Juneau with EDGE Jennifer Bacus from Kwigillingok David Gillam from Anchorage Lori Gillam from Anchorage Maryjane Hadaway from Kongiganak Randy Merrill from Palmer Faith Scott from Palmer Gary Cooper from Delta Junction David Kovach from Juneau John Wahl from...
Alaska teen sees music as means of preserving Native languages

...Yup'ik songs, such as a tune on the new CD called "When I was Lonely," which she says was written by a man from the Kongiganak after his wife left him. The latest disc is called "For Those Tears I Died." The title song is dedicated to people who...


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