March 05, 2014

Guns, Cash, & Coke Facts

  • It’s estimated that one in four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime.

  • Angoon is a Tlingit village with a commercial fishing and subsistence lifestyle.

  • Anchor Point was named in 1778, when Captain James Cook and crews of the Resolution and Discovery arrived looking for a Northwest Passage. They named the area after losing an anchor to the tidal currents.

  • Every year, over 12 million women and men are affected by Intimate Partner Violence. Intimate Partner Violence is physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse.

  • According to the Animal Legal Defense Fund, abusers of animals are five times as likely to harm humans.

  • Black bear cubs typically stay with their very protective mothers for about two years.

  • Some domestic violence shelters allow victims to bring their pets, and some states include pets in protective orders.

  • The poverty rate in Angoon, Alaska is about 22%.

  • As of 2012, 456 people lived in Angoon.

  • Shungnak is a traditional Inupiat Eskimo village with a subsistence lifestyle. It was founded in 1899.

  • The average annual snowfall in Shungnak is 80 inches.

  • Thanks to the variety of fish, wild game, and spruce trees in the area, Ambler was permanently settled in 1958.

  • Ambler’s residents are Kowagniut Inupiat Eskimos who practice a traditional subsistence lifestyle.

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