Welcome to Alaska

The Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center is often the first place visitors to Alaska encounter when driving into the state. Two of the first people to welcome them are Cora Demit and Sylvia Pitka, Refuge employees and residents of the nearby village of Northway.

Ten miles across the border from Canada

Cora and Sylvia have met people from all over the world. They come in by the bus load, in their recreational vehicles, cars or trucks. Some even ride their bikes!

Beading is a special part of Cora and Sylvia's Athabascan heritage. Elders have handed down the methods and practices for centuries. When you visit, they will show you what they have made and were taught.

For more of Cora, Sylvia, and the Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge FOLLOW US https://www.facebook.com/USFWSAlaska https://twitter.com/USFWSAlaska https://www.facebook.com/tetlinnationalwildliferefuge And here on Steller

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