Huslia Culture & Wellness Camp
Huslia’s Culture and Wellness Camp was held August 13-17, 3 miles boat ride downriver from the village, along the Koyukuk River. This year the youth present voted to name the camp: “Soo-al Is’i nokkunhodaadineegh”. Attendees participated in wellness activities such as: bullying, suicide prevention, healthy relationships, making good choices, understanding their history and safety. The camp’s cultural focus was on native signing, language, storytelling, berry picking and hunting. A special permit allowed them to get a moose, and the youth were part of the hunt, skinning and butchering of the moose.