Shared by Qutuuq's great-granddaughter, this true story has been handed down from generation to generation in a culture sustained by its oral history. Family photos round out our understanding of harsh living in this remote region.
Loretta Outwater Cox is an Iñupiaq woman, born in Nome, Alaska, and raised in various villages around the Seward Peninsula. She holds a bachelor's degree in education and a master's degree in education administration. Now retired, Loretta taught school in western Alaska for twenty-three years. She and her husband, Skip, have three children and three grandchildren....Continua