Nicole Guy, who's Yup'ik, Inupiaq, and Athabascan, wears a handmade parka with a ruff of Arctic fox. This mom of three (about to be four) says she outgrew her old parka so her mother gave her this one. Looks warm!
April Brogdon from Chugiak created these booties from fur she purchased at an antique store. She made them for her first grandchild—a healthy baby boy. She said she had no pattern or assistance. We think they turned out beautiful.
Have you been to alaskamagazine.com and checked out all of the great features and photos? This story, by Nick Jans, has great info and a heart-stopping story about what to do in bear country when faced with the unthinkable!