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MOTA Debuts Exhibit On Traditional Fishing Tools

For thousands of years, fishing has been central to the culture and survival of the people of Unalaska Island. The Museum of the Aleutians (MOTA) celebrated that tradition on Friday, by unveiling a new exhibit on the prehistoric technology that made the Unangax such successful fishermen. The temporary exhibit has hundreds of fishing tools on display. Many of them are at least 3,000 years old, but MOTA Director Dr. Virginia Hatfield said most should be familiar to contemporary fishermen. “It’s...

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Joanne Villamor

First Games of the Year for Raider Basketball Teams

The Unalaska Raider Basketball teams played in their first games of the season last week. The teams traveled to Anchorage where they competed in the Rally the Regions tournament, which is a gathering of rural basketball teams from around the state. Rally the Regions is a four game tournament with the first three games being a “Round Robin” style and the last game being for the championship or other places. The Lady Raiders went 1-3 in the tournament, playing Metlakatla, Bristol Bay, Cordova,...

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