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Kashega Elder Eva Tcheripanoff Dies At Age 90

Eva Tcheripanoff — the last person born in the traditional village of Kashega — has died. Tcheripanoff grew up in the small Unangan community on Unalaska Island and spent the 1930s hunting foxes, eating dry fish, and playing with homemade stone dolls. That all changed during World War II, when Kashega was evacuated and never resettled. But she came through the upheaval and lived a long life of 90 years. TRANSCRIPT -- -- -- TCHERIPANOFF (Unangam Tunuu and English): “I was born in Kashega and I...

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Two UCSD Students Awarded At The 2018 All State Art Competition

The Alaska All State Art Competition results came out on April 18 th this year, and two Unalaska City School students won awards for their work! Sasha Rankin won 2 nd place in the Multiculural Art category with her painting “How Far I’ll Go,” and Gianna Villafuerte won 3 rd place in the Drawing category with a charcoal drawing entitled “What I’ll Do Tomorrow.” Instructor Finn Palmer said that the drawing category is particularly competitive, but both wins are impressive because there is no...

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