Mary Kailukiak fishes for tomcod and smoalt on the Bering Sea Saturday, Jan. 18 near Toksook Bay. The first Americans to be counted in the 2020 Census starting today live in this Bering Sea coastal village. The Census traditionally begins earlier in Alaska than the rest of the nation because frozen ground allows easier access for Census workers, and rural Alaska will scatter with the spring thaw to traditional hunting and fishing grounds. (AP Photo | Gregory Bull)

Mary Kailukiak fishes for tomcod and smoalt on the Bering Sea Saturday, Jan. 18 near Toksook Bay. The first Americans to be counted in the 2020 Census starting today live in this Bering Sea coastal village. The Census traditionally begins earlier in Alaska than the rest of the nation because frozen ground allows easier access for Census workers, and rural Alaska will scatter with the spring thaw to traditional hunting and fishing grounds. (AP Photo | Gregory Bull)

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