TRADITIONAL FOOD

Local News
9:44 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

4/28/14 KNBA News - Melting ice, drifting snow machines show dangers of spring seal hunt

About two dozen snow-machines drifted off into the Bering Sea when a large chunk of ice broke off near Kwigillingok in western Alaska.

Alaskan wins first runner-up title in Miss Indian World competition.

While spring on the North Slope brings four feet of snow on the Dalton Highway, forecasters predict breakup on Interior Alaskan rivers won't be a repeat of last year's disastrous floods.

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Local News
12:54 am
Fri March 21, 2014

3/21/14 KNBA News - Elders say sharing traditional foods contributes to their longevity

Muktuk, fish eggs, caribou, moose, fish oil, seaweed and other traditional foods shared with friends and family are key to longevity say Native elders.

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KNBA News
4:11 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Aging in Alaska 2014 Special News Series

At age 92, Marian DeWitt attributes her longevity and good health to a traditional Tlingit Indian diet -- rich in fish and other seafood, and venison and other game.
Credit Joaqlin Estus

AGING IN ALASKA

March 17 - 21, 2014,  As a part of KNBA Morning News, News Director Joaqlin Estus shared a series of stories that discuss the value of Elders, the personal rewards of maturity and the opportunities & challenges of an aging Alaskan population. 

This special news series was made possible through a MetLife Foundation Journalists in Aging Fellowship, a project of New Media and the Gerontological Society of America.

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