National Geographic : 1942 Sep
Alaska-Our Northwestern Outpost Air-minded Eskimo Lads of Nunivak Make Their Own Model Plane Airplanes are commonplace on their remote island in Bering Sea. Much of Alaska would be uninhabitable without planes, which may even take women to the hairdresser or to a dance. © National Geographic Society Kodaclhroines by AIms Iirg Pickaback Hitchhiking Substitutes for Goearts on Nunivak Mother and baby are among 200 Eskimos who live on this bleak, seldom visited island. Wresting a living from the sea occupies most of their time, but they also carve ivory objects which resemble totem poles.