For seventy communities, Ryan Air is the way residents get diapers, pilot bread
, batteries, and all the things necessary for life in rural Alaska.
In addition to dancing, the festival also features storytelling, a fashion show, Native arts and crafts, a quilt show, and a potlatch that feeds hundreds of people with traditional fare: baked venison, caribou, roast moose, musk ox, beaver, rabbit soup, fish stews, ptarmigan, berries, aqutaq (Eskimo ice cream), pilot bread
, and ayuq (Labrador tea), made from a commonly found bush.
Her family has been around Chatham even before 1792, when John Pearson baked his first batch of Pearson Pilot Bread
Additional activities include musical and dance performances, the Pilot Bread
Recipe Contest, and the Opportunities Expo featuring businesses to help prepare young athletes for future success.
In a state where residents ship everything from diapers, soda pop, and Pilot Bread
to trucks, construction materials, whale meat, generators, and portable toilets, transportation companies' ability to accommodate even the most unusual item in the most remote spot is important.
Sailor Boy Pilot Bread
is made in only one place: an Interbake Foods LLC factory in Richmond, Virginia, which started making the crackers in 1919.
Celebrate Sailor Boy's Pilot Bread
and Alaskan Heritage with arts, crafts, food and more.