Indigenous Alaskans Host Their Annual Olympics

The blanket toss is one of the many events that occur during the annual Indigenous Alaskans Olympics in Fairbanks, Alaska. (Flickr user Public Affairs Office Fort Wainwright)

Every year athletes with Alaska Native Heritage from all over the world travel to Fairbanks in Alaska to compete in the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics (WEIO). The annual Olympics are an opportunity for Indigenous Alaskans to come together and keep their traditions alive. The competitive events at the games include: Knuckle Hop or Seal Hop Four … Read more

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