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Crews from Alaska Native village land three whales in week

Photo Courtesy Kinneeveauk Family / Anchorage Daily News

Whaling crews from the Alaska Native village of Point Hope landed three whales within a week's time, The Anchorage Daily News reports.

Captain Herbert Kinneeveauk led a crew to capture a 28-foot whale on April 22. Two smaller whales were landed on April 28 and April 29.

"Everybody's still kind of tired and busy," Kinneeveauk told the paper.

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Whaling crews get 3 bowheads for Point Hope (The Anchorage Daily News 5/3)

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