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...Climate Sacred Ground," An Ethnography of Climate Change in Shishmaref, Alaska" by Elizabeth Marino, University of Alaska Press, September 2015. Elizabeth Marino focuses on the village of Shishmaref as a place where people in a close-knit community are confronting...
Shishmaref to build rock wall to stem erosion from tides

...Engineers plan to build a rock embankment in Shishmaref this fall to stave off erosion brought by the violent tides of the Chukchi Sea. Shishmaref, a village of about 600 people five...Cape Nome, about 126 miles south of Shishmaref. "It's pretty expensive to bring...
Of shamans and storms: A Shishmaref story

On one of my last days in Shishmaref, I heard the story of the a laid off iron worker? Shishmaref is always on my mind in the fall...their island shrink, the people of Shishmaref decided they needed to relocate...
Shishmaref residents vote to move their village

...Residents of the island village of Shishmaref have voted overwhelmingly to move their...said Percy Nayokpuk, president of Shishmaref Native Corp. It's not known where...gobbled up shoreline and swallowed roads. Shishmaref is on a sandy barrier island on Alaska's...
Army Corps tabulates costs to move Shishmaref

...Relocating the eroding village of Shishmaref to solid ground could cost $180 million...of communities. Several, including Shishmaref, have begun to press state and federal...the costs of dealing with erosion in Shishmaref and six other communities. Ultimately...
Volunteers bring Santa to remote village

SHISHMAREF - Volunteers who brought Christmas to...Guard brought toys and other gifts to Shishmaref during the Saturday visit. It's the...might not have anything."Besides Shishmaref, the other village that received a...
Have you ever been to Shishmaref? a 100 years, people will have a memory of how this place looked and what the people were doing. Have you ever been to Shishmaref? Rie has, and also to Craig and Eagle and Golovnin and Holy Cross and King Island and Russian Mission and St. George and...
Residents of eroding village seek federal help

...barely enough room for hopscotch on Shishmaref's eroding waterfront.Erosion in...Barack Obama, telling him she learned Shishmaref has no federal funding available cannot forget its own citizens."Shishmaref, 600 miles northwest of Anchorage...
Juneau mayor to join in climate change petition today

...Bruce Botelho will join leaders from Shishmaref and San Francisco today in asking the...greenhouse gases. The Native village of Shishmaref, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom...regulations on greenhouse gas emissions. Shishmaref is an Inupiaq Eskimo village on Sarichef...
My Turn: Waste: An entitlement of the wealthy

...small, but we're feeling the effects of these problems as much, or more, than everyone else. Just ask the people in Shishmaref who are rapidly losing their shoreline because of climate change. Or talk to Jeff Hetrick, owner of the Alutiiq Pride Shellfish...


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