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  1. Selawik, AK

    Snapshot Title: Selawik, AK
    Taken by: Christopher Rolinson

    Image: Board Roads of Selawik
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

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  2. Rush Hour

    Snapshot Title: Rush Hour
    Taken by: Christopher Rolinson

    Image: Board Roads of Selawik
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Is this what ruch hour looks like in Selawik?



  3. walking down the boardwalk

    Snapshot Title: walking down the boardwalk
    Taken by: Ryan Hoffman

    Image: Board Roads of Selawik
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Someone walking down the boardwalk



  4. Junction Box

    Snapshot Title: Junction Box
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Board Roads of Selawik
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    Selawik's utilities are all above ground. Here's an intersection for the village plumbing. If pipes freeze in winter, residents of the houses they supply must haul water and empty honey buckets until ...



  5. Under Construction

    Snapshot Title: Under Construction
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Board Roads of Selawik
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    A growing section of the new Board Road.



  6. Mind the Gap

    Snapshot Title: Mind the Gap
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Board Roads of Selawik
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    This summer's barge brought the long-awaited materials for new board roads.



  7. NO

    Snapshot Title: NO
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Board Roads of Selawik
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    With income from jobs at Prudoe Bay and Red Dog Mine supplementing the subsistance lifestyle of people in Alaskan villages, it is no surpise that Selawik is a "pro-mining" community.



  8. Basket Sled

    Snapshot Title: Basket Sled
    Taken by: Ella Derbyshire

    Image: Board Roads of Selawik
    Image Owner: Ella Derbyshire



    Description:

    In a town without cars or roads, these traditionally-built sleds are found in tow behind ATV's and sno-mobiles in all seasons except summer.