Birth: Lena Rose Anipa Koonooka
Marina Koonooka and Herbert Apassingok of Gambell proudly announce the birth of their daughter Lena Rose Anipa Koonooka. She was born on January 17 at 2:24 a.m. at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. She weighed 6 lbs and 11 oz and was 21 inches in length. Grandparents on the father’s side are Bunnie and Merle Apassingok. Grandparents on the mother’s side are Jared Sr. and Valentina Koonooka.