Mary’s Igloo, Alaska
Interview Kauwerak Eskimo people and scientific researchers
Under Auspices of:
Commercial air to Nome; truck to Teller; power boat to Mary’s Igloo
Could research on tree rings prove true a legend about the near extermination of the Kauwerak Eskimo people? I joined an Eskimo family on a pilgrimage to their ancestral home, and a Columbia-University climate scientist to his research site, to discover how fire in far-off Iceland might have caused ice in Alaska and forced a mother to take heroic measures to save her child.
- Listen to Fire and Ice, Dan’s radio documentary about the strange connection between a volcano in Iceland and a famine in Alaska
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