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Roy Ahmaogak

Roy Ahmaogak

Roy Ahmaogak was born in Barrow, Alaska in 1960 to Lawrence (Savik) and Myrna Ahmaogak. He started whaling and hunting at a young age. He learned about sea ice and hunting from his father, his grandfather Walton Ahmaogak, and other knowledgeable elders of the community, including Fred Okpeaha. Roy continues to be an active crewmember on his family's whaling crew (Savik Crew).

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