A Yup'ik girl wanders in during fellowship, damp and shivering. Sores cover her face and arms. She wolfs down hotdogs and barbecued meat before vanishing.
|While they prepare peach delight, a dessert , Jericho Moses (left), Rhiannon Merculief and Lindsey Beans-Polk get direction from Jana Deiss, pastor of Table of Grace Lutheran Church in Bethel, Alaska.|
Jana Deiss, pastor of Table of Grace Lutheran Church, Bethel, Alaska, knew what she was seeing. Boarding schools of the past that separated Alaska natives from subsistence traditions had birthed a lost generation of people now in their mid-years who never learned to hunt and fish.
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