Each summer, members of the Pungalik family leave their homes in the northern village of Noorvik and gather at fish camp on the banks of the Kobuk River to harvest their year's subsistence catch. As they snack on a combination of modern foods and traditional Native fare like muktuk, the family catches, cleans and preserves the fish that will provide the protein on their dinner tables throughout the long Arctic winter.
"Sarah Palin's Alaska" started its eight-week run on TLC Sunday, Nov. 14. While the former governor gives viewers nationwide her own tour of the Last Frontier, Alaska Dispatch will take a look at the state as it's experienced by residents across the state -- urban and rural, young and old, from all walks of life. You've seen "Sarah Palin's Alaska" -- now welcome to Our Alaska.