Like many generations before him, Cedric Waska fishes with his grandparents on the Yukon River.
Ray Waska teaches his two grandsons how to set nets in the Yukon River. He has observed that the weather, fish, and waters have been changing drastically in recent years.
Joseph Francis is the night watchman at Kwik'Pak Fisheries. Photo courtesy of Andrew David Watson.
Kwik'Pak staff member Herman Hootch builds a wooden cross for a young man who committed suicide. According to the Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics, Alaska Natives make up almost 70 percent of teenage suicides in the state.
Youth employee Harvey Stanislaus relaxes in the Kwik'Pak break room.
Children play in the streets of Emmonak after midnight. Photo courtesy of Andrew David Watson.
Emmonak is a Yup'ik Eskimo town on the Western coast of Alaska where families are struggling to maintain the subsistence lifestyle of their ancestors.