Traditional Fishing in Alaska

For the first time, centuries-old fishing knowledge from the Upper Kobuk River is being recorded.  "The knowledge that is in us, in our brains, has not ever been written," said Virginia Commack, tribe manager for the Native Village of Ambler, "not even the elders, we learned it from, which is like 500 plus years old. I'd say it's a 1,000 or more years knowledge that we've never been able to write down to pass onto our children."  For full story click here.

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