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Like many generations before him, Cedric Waska fishes with his grandparents on the Yukon River.
Angela Hunt travels with her husband to fish camp every summer. Together they catch, cut, dry, and smoke hundreds of salmon for the winter.
Salmon hangs in a smokehouse at a fish camp near Emmonak.
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.
Youth employees working at Kwik'Pak Fisheries, the only seafood company in the world to attain Fair Trade status. Kwik'Pak employs close to 100 staff members ages 14-17 each summer.
With the help of Kwik'Pak Fisheries, Patrick Tam has established the first community garden in Emmonak.
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.
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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.
Yup'ik fisherman Ray Waska, who lives on the Alaskan Yukon Delta, teaches his grandchildren how to fish during the summer salmon run.
These photographs capture a modern Inupiaq community in Alaska facing evacuation due to climate change.