Yoko in front of mountains

Yoko Kugo | Researcher Fellow
Center for Cross-Cultural Studies | University of Alaska Fairbanks

Yoko is a cultural anthropologist/ethnographer. Her research interests include oral history, Indigenous/traditional/local knowledge, ethnogeography, and Alaska Native languages, cultures, food lifeways, and history. Besides teaching and conducting research, Yoko enjoys learning about other cultures through languages, cooking locally harvested food, berry picking, walking, boat and four-wheeler rides, and basketry weaving.