Cross of the Yukon
Major themes covered: history of St. Mary’s Mission, an orphanage and school founded by Jesuits priests and Ursuline sisters in 1905 in Akulurak, on the Yukon River, and closed down in 1987
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Other notes: The KYUK TV Productions Collection: A series of informative TV documentaries spotlighting varied aspects of life among the Yup’ik people of Southwestern Alaska. These films were produced by television station KYUK (Bethel Broadcasting) in Bethel, Alaska, which has kindly made them available to the American Indian Film Gallery.