Florence Nictune is an Inupiaq elder from Alatna. Alaska. Her father's family was originally from Kobuk, but they moved to Alatna just before he was born. Her grandparents came to visit Alatna from Kobuk on a two week trip by dog team, and never left. Her mother was Dora White Tobuk, who also was from Kobuk. Florence moved to Evansville in 1956 to go to school. She married Wallace Nictune and together they had eight children. Florence still lives in the Bettles/Evansville area.