December 2016


Alaska Bird Conference

21.12.2016 in Education

Hi, my name is Destiny and I am in seventh grade recently attending Hanshew Middle School in Anchorage. The reason I came to Cordova was to present a poster about the Seabird Youth Network poster at the Alaska Bird Conference. During the conference I learned that there are many more problems with…

Unangan Songs

21.12.2016 in Commander Islands

Bering Sea Days culminated with a community event, where Aquilina Lestenkof and her Unangan Language students shared some songs, including singing happy birthday to the oldest resident on St. Paul Island, and the Unangan song “Many Years”. Thankyou to Aquilina for sharing her knowledge of the Unangan language and songs…

Story of the Commander and Pribilof Islands

21.12.2016 in Commander Islands, Education

One of the highlights at the last Bering Sea Days was learning more about the historical link between the Commander and Pribilof Islands from Aquilina Lestenkof, director of Cultural Affairs at the Pribilof Islands Aleut Community of Saint Paul Island. Aquilina met with students from the 4-5th, and 6-8th grade…