Water Rising: Co-production and flood mapping in the Native village of Kuigilnguq

flooded land under grey sky

Summer high tide in Kuigilnguq.

photo by Gary Evon

The Alaska Native Village of Kuigilnguq (Kwigillingok; pronounced kwee-gill-in-gawk), a word that means “no river” in Yugtun, the traditional Yup’ik language, is a federally recognized Tribe in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta near the southwest coast of the Bering Sea.

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