Ernest Nageak

Barrow High School Homecoming King Ernest Nageak, of the PK13 Whaling Crew, checks the crew’s umiaq frame. The traditional whaling boat will be covered with a bearded seal skin cover. The PK13 Whaling Crew was beginning their preparations at the Inupiat Heritage Center in Barrow, getting ready for the spring whaling season.

~ Mary Sage February 2006