Byron Nicholai, Toksook Bay

Byron Nicholai has become an internet star, one of President Obama's Arctic Youth Ambassadors and the featured character of a Sundance documentary film - all thanks to his project, "I Am Yup'ik" that aims to revitalize his native language and culture through traditional Yup'ik song.

 Image Credit -  ANSEP/Chris Arend Photography

Image Credit - ANSEP/Chris Arend Photography