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Toksook Bay, Alaska

Getting around in Toksook

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Flying into Toksook BayThe villageYup'ik EskimosGetting around in Toksook 400 miles to RussiaBraiding fishDrying grass for next seasonTomcodDried fish for the winterTundra berriesA barge arriving in ToksookToksook's ClinicParting shot

Getting around in Toksook

All-terrain vehicles are the most common way of getting around in Toksook Bay, where almost everything is within walking distance. With gas averaging about $7.50 a gallon, ATVs are also the economical choice. There are no roads connect the village with other communities, and even the airport runway is made of gravel.

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