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Alaskans go first as 2010 Census starts

By Ed O'Keefe

People in the remote Inupiat Eskimo community of Noorvik, Alaska, celebrate the most important events together with a community feast. Earlier this week they added a new occasion: Being the first people counted for the 2010 Census. Census Director Robert Groves traveled to the Northern reaches of the state to conduct the first enumeration. Watch a video essay by the Associated Press, which tagged along for part of the trip.

By Ed O'Keefe  | January 27, 2010; 3:24 PM ET
Categories:  Census  
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