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An autosomal recessive [MIM 208200] form of arthrogryposis described in Alaskan Eskimos who, due to the early onset of impaired movement and joint contractures, waddle like ducks
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Kuskokwim,

town in Alaska.
Kuskokwim disease - joint stiffness and ankylosis observed in Yupik Eskimos.
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The new process established through the MOU involves a subcommittee composed of two members from each of the two RACs, three KRITFC Commissioners and two representatives selected from the Kuskokwim River Salmon Working Group, a stakeholder advisory group formed by ADF&G.
The Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge (YDNWR) is divided into 4 primary moose (Alces alces) survey units along the Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers. Surveys in these units are typically conducted using the GeoSpatial Population Estimator (GSPE) technique (Ver Hoef 2002, DeLong 2006, Kellie and DeLong 2006, Ver Hoef 2008), which is the preferred method adopted by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) and several other federal agencies including other National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska.
After residents expressed concern at the amount of diesel fuel that would need to be barged up the Kuskokwim River to operate an onsite 220-megawatt power plant at the mine, Donlin decided to build a 312-mile pipeline to connect to natural gas in Cook Inlet to power the facility.
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The mean length of humpback whitefish in the Chatanika River in 2008 (445 mm) was larger than mean lengths reported for other exploited stocks of this species in Alaska that were collected during their spawning migration in late summer or fall in the Kuskokwim River (range: 412 to 430 mm; Harper et al., 2008) and the upper Tanana River (range: 393 to 396 mm; Brown, 2006) or during summer foraging bouts in Whitefish Lake (range: 355 to 415 mm; Harper et al., 2007).
The one exception was the Yukon River, where lower river summer-run populations did not form distinct clusters unique from neighboring populations in the Kuskokwim River and the Nushagak River.
The Donlin Gold proposed project includes several items that require review under Section 404, including "cut-and-fill for construction of roads, airstrips, port facilities, laydowns and work areas, mine site facilities, material sites, and installation of culverts and bridges at stream crossings, power poles, and the natural gas pipeline," according to the ROD, as well as a port at Jungjuk Creek, two barge landings on the Kuskokwim River, and a natural gas pipeline crossing, also at the Kuskokwim River.
Hans Himmelheber spent the summer of 1936 in Bethel, a town on the Kuskokwim River in southwestern Alaska, working with an interpreter to record stories and artistic productions of the Yupik Eskimo.
There are only one or two local catcher-sellers on the Kuskokwim River, and they are focused on small harvests of coho.
VanStone and Wendell Oswalt's excavations at Crow Village on the Kuskokwim River pioneered the use of archaeology as a means to augment oral and written sources in constructing a historical ethnography of a Native people.
To reach McGrath, a town of about 300 people on the upper Kuskokwim River, Crowley carries between 250,000 and 300,000 gallons in a convoy of four barges so that the fuel can be transferred between barges at "crossings," shallow spots in the river that are difficult to navigate, says Tague.
Commercial fishers primarily use set or drift gillnets operated from outboard motorboats in the Yukon and Kuskokwim River drainages or at the mouths of rivers in the Kuskokwim Bay, Norton Sound, and Kotzebue Sound Districts.