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Anvik (Gitr’ingithchagg in Deg Xinag) is a city, home to the Deg Hit’an people, in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska, United States. The name Anvik, which became the common usage despite multiple names at the time, may have come from early Russian explorers. The native name in the Deg Xinag language is Deloy Ges. The population was 104 at the 2000 census.
The original site was on the other side of the Yukon River, but residents gradually moved to where the Anvik Episcopal mission/school and church were constructed in 1887. A post office was also erected ten years later. There were two influenza epidemics, first in 1918, and again in 1927, which created many orphans. Children came from as far away as Fort Yukon to the mission.
Anvik has been known by many names throughout the years, including: American Station, Anvic, Anvick, Anvig, Anvig Station, and Anwig. Anvik was an Ingalik Indian village which the Russian Andrei Glazanov reported as having several hundred people in 1834 (the…

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Skateboarding is a leisure activity, a work of art, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been designed and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the years. A 2002 report by American Sports Data uncovered there were 18.5 million skaters in the world. 85 percent of…