Jenilee Available 9/15

"The best thing in my community is the history it holds. There's been a lot of people who made history here and it's a very interesting place to learn about."


At 16, Jenilee became the youngest person to harpoon a whale with her family, the Quuniq Crew. She is also an all-state basketball player and was named MVP for volleyball regionals. She grew up in Utqiagvik and is a part of the Donovan & Aiken families of the North Slope.


Favorite Color: Purple & Blue

Favorite Native Food: Quaq (Frozen whale meat, frozen blubber and seal)

Favorite Activities: Basketball, volleyball and Native Youth Olympics (NYO)

Favorite Cultural Activities: Whaling and inland hunting


FULL EPISODE WILL BE RELEASED WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 15


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