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Point Hope Alaska, 99766.  A tiny “strip” of land, occupied for over 2,600 years.

 

This is Point Hope Alaska 99766

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These are the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These are the “bones” of the last chief of Point Hope. Atangorak, a scoundrel, whose family is buried outside the whale bone graveyard. He had six wives and was murdered when he took another mans wife for # 7 !

 

A whaling festival site, remaining of one of the 2 clans that remain in the village today.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

this same site on a much colder say of the year. brrrr!

The same image, different time of the year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The world famous whale bone graveyard ! It is the

only one in the entire world !

So many of my closest friends are buried in here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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