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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

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 Kuskokwim tributary survey unit includes parts of 4 main lower Kuskokwim River tributaries originating from the mountains to the south and east.
Had we been able to survey the coastline between the Kuskokwim River and the Alaska Peninsula, the age-related discrepancy in movements would likely have been even more pronounced.
The river is the only highway linking about 15,000 people in the middle and lower Kuskokwim River, says Mike Leary, director of development and operations for the Native Village of Napaimute.
Migratory behavior of broad and humpback whitefish in the Kuskokwim River, 2006.
Summer-run populations in the lower Yukon River drainage did not cluster exclusively with each other, including populations from the Kuskokwim River in western Alaska and Nushagak River from northern Bristol Bay in the dendrogram cluster.
The mine plan includes a proposed barge landing on the Kuskokwim River near Jungjuk Creek.
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.
The project is 19 km (12 miles) north of a commercial barge site on the Kuskokwim River at the village of Crooked Creek, Alaska.
The last barge to Bethel up the Kuskokwim River brought pilings and thermocouples for one of the biggest construction projects in Alaska last fall, and the first barge this spring will bring the steel that was ordered in December.
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.
TKC was created in 1977 when ten small village corporations, located in the middle region of the Kuskokwim River, combined their money and lands into one entity with a single board and staff.