Mountian Village Alaska

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There are several small villages through-out remote Alaska most people never see nor visit if they make it to Alaska. Mountain Village is one of them. Last count of population was about 813. The village is located on the Yukon river near the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. The village is mostly Yupik Eskimo. The people are very friendly and out going. We lived there for a year. There is one road that connects to St. Marys, another village about 18 miles away. The local rely on fish a lot so most have fish camps where they dry the fish.

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The winter sunrises are incredible there.

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Fireweed is used for many purposes including jam.

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And being on the Yukon winter breakup is also something noteworthy.

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There are several Youtube videos showing this place and some of the people there. The only way to get there is to fly a bigger plane from Anchorage to Bethel then a small plane from there. Unless you live in the area then you can get there by boat during the summer or by snow machine (snowmobile) or 4 wheeler during the winter.

 

Author: sp8sstudio

I am a local photographer and videographer that lives in the SE part of Alaska. I enjoy taking pictures of nature, cruise ships as well as travel. I also use my creative skills to help design business cards for individuals, design intos for videos, and create DVD's for tourist activities. I also am a certified drone pilot and fly a DJI Phantom 4.

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