Tribal Administrator Robert Pitka stands outside in Toksook Bay in January preparing to ride a snow machine (known in the Lower 48 as a snowmobile) to neighboring Nightmute. There are no paved roads between the two villages.

Tribal Administrator Robert Pitka stands outside in Toksook Bay in January preparing to ride a snow machine (known in the Lower 48 as a snowmobile) to neighboring Nightmute. There are no paved roads between the two villages.