Day: November 25, 2019

Alaska Native ice cellars failing amid environmental changes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — For generations, people in Alaska’s far-north whaling villages have relied on hand-built ice cellars dug deep into the permafrost to age their subsistence food to perfection and keep it cold throughout the year.Scores of the naturally refrigerated food caches lie beneath these largely Inupiat communities, where many rely on hunting and…