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At 90, Alaska Native woman is 1st counted in US Census

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 9:06 PM

Lizzie Chimiugak has lived for 90-years in the windswept western-wilds of Alaska, born to a nomadic family who lived in mud homes and followed where the good-hunting and fishing led. Her home now is an outpost on the Bering Sea, Toksook Bay, and on Tuesday she became the first-person counted in the U.S. Census, taken every 10-years to apportion representation in Congress and federal-money.