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Snapshots

  1. Satellite Dish

    Snapshot Title: Satellite Dish
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Kiana Alaska January 30, 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Satellite TV has arrived in Northern Alaska. Notice the angle of the dish.



  2. Alaska Education

    Snapshot Title: Alaska Education
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Kiana Alaska January 30, 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Schools in the villages are centers for community activities. Most of the village kids attend the public schools. The village elders go there for their mid-day meals. Sports events, especially wrestli...



  3. getting around town

    Snapshot Title: getting around town
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Kiana Alaska January 30, 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    ATV's and snow mobiles are common, useful means of transportation for people living in remote Alaskan villages. Automobiles are becoming more common, although paved roadways are still rare in this par...



  4. Kiana Clinic

    Snapshot Title: Kiana Clinic
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Kiana Alaska January 30, 2008
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Community Health Care Practitioners, working in small clinics like this one, provide basic health care to the remote villages of the Northwest Arctic Burough. Physicians manage complicated cases from ...