Before his story made the Anchorage paper, before the first death threat arrived from across the world, before his elders began to worry and his mother cried over the things she read on Facebook, Chris Apassingok, age 16, caught a whale.
I’m cooking a fall dinner with local meat and produce inspired by the many flavors found in the aisles of my favorite Mountain View grocery store on October 18.
In which I reveal that my grandmother cooked fish in the dishwasher. Top rack.
Wherein Rebecca Palsha makes me say my least favorite food words.
What came home on my iPhone after a food-preoccupied trip to visit Aunt Maridon in Juneau a few weeks ago.
In Mountain View, a peek at hidden farmers market with Kirsten Swann
The 900 people who live here hold on to a ritual that dates back 2,000 years: the spring hunt for the bowhead whale. This year, the village took three.
Today we have a story about climate change, hunting and eating bowhead whale in The Guardian, an international newspaper based in England. It’s the second part in our project on climate change, hunting and traditional foods, funded by the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting.
In Kotzebue, as temperatures and ice become increasingly unpredictable, hunters worry their children and grandchildren will no longer be able to participate in the traditional seal hunt.