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Frances Charles

Frances Charles

Frances Charles was born in Shaktoolik and was raised there and in Unalakleet, where she now lives. She is a speaker of the Qawiaraq dialect of the Iñupiaq language. Mrs. Charles earned an Associate of Arts degree and worked as a bi-lingual teacher for 25 years while managing a busy family life. She contributed Iñupiaq translations for the Sharing Knowledge project. [Last updated in 2013]