I have lived in Alaska my whole life. I am proud to be from here. I live on Little Diomede Island. I love making ulus in school.
According to the 2010 US Census, approximately 5.2 million self-identified American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) live in the U.S., of whom 2 million qualify for federal services.
“With the resurgence and revitalization of my culture, these ideals and movements are imperative and can potentially resolve the graduation and dropout crisis that exists among Alaska Natives and American Indians.”