Alaska’s Eskimo Ghost Village on Stilts

For thousands of years, a community of Inupiat Eskimos lived, survived and thrived in one of the harshest environments in the world. This is King Island and these are the improbable cliff-hanging houses of Ukivok that a displaced┬ácommunity still calls home more than 50 years after its abandonment. (c) NOAA Photo Library In 1959, the … Continue reading Alaska’s Eskimo Ghost Village on Stilts