St. Matthew, buffered by the Bering Sea and 209 miles away from the nearest village, is among the most remote areas of Alaska.
Cultural anthropologist and award-winning author Richard K. Nelson passed away in 2019 at the age of 77.
I SHOOT BIRDS. I enjoy an autumn day wandering in the high country chasing ptarmigan with my .22 short, and a fat mallard from one of our nearby sloughs is genuinely tasty. Nowadays, though, I’ve discovered an additional way to shoot.