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News Release 07-030

Survey Reveals Family Ties and Traditional Activities Keep Arctic Communities Vital

Results will be released March 22 in Anchorage

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Hunting is among traditional Arctic wasy of life

A new study of living conditions in the Arctic indicates that traditional ways of life are important to indigenous peoples and that wages earned in the cash economy often are used to support traditional folkways.

Credit: Narwhal Tusk Research and Glenn Williams, photographer

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