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Topic - Dolores Iyatunguk
While the economy continues to recover, the worst of the recession will be very much felt by Alaskans on Wednesday when the amount of their annual check from the state's oil-wealth fund is announced.
In the Inupiat Eskimo village of Deering, tribal administrator Dolores Iyatunguk said her dividend is going toward credit card bills and student loans.
"I was thinking about getting a winter jacket," she said, "but that can probably wait."