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Vernon Chimegalrea

Vernon Chimegalrea

Vernon Chimegalrea was born in Bethel. He has served as vice-president of programs at the Alaska Native Heritage Center and worked as a consultant with Hands Across Alaska to conduct cultural awareness workshops. He has also worked as a newscaster for Koahnic Broadcast Corporation. In addition, Mr. Chimegalrea is a traditional Yup’ik singer and musician, and has worked with the Nunamta Yup’ik Eskimo Singers and Dancers. He also served as a conservation advisor for the Sharing Our Knowledge project. [Last updated in 2013]