Steve Oomittuk

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Participants in the Arctic Broadband Forum held this week at the University of Alaska Fairbanks got an update on the progress of a project that promises to bring high-speed internet to remote northern Alaskan communities. And while residents of those towns and villages overwhelmingly support plans to bring broadband into the area, some worry about the flood of Western culture that will come with greater access to the internet.


A concern over broadband coming to Native villages …

The Inupiat people of Point Hope, Alaska, celebrate a successful whaling season with song and dance.