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Coffee@KYUK, June 24: Newtok Village Council - Part 1

Jun 28, 2020

Newtok, Alaska on October 12, 2019.
Credit Katie Basile / KYUK

For years now, the village of Newtok has experienced rapid erosion and melting permafrost due to climate change; the community is relocating to the new village of Mertarvik. Newtok Village Council President George Carl, and Treasurer Katherine Charles discuss delays to the relocation project due to COVID-19, and what the first school year at Mertarvik was like.