Tanana, Alaska. It's a village on the very edge of civilization - less than 100 miles from the Arctic Circle. Life here is harsh. The 200 villagers face an ever-changing landscape with everything from fierce weather to wolves at their doorstep. The isolation of living in remote Alaska is real and tangible. Discovery is back in Tanana, Alaska with the season premiere of Yukon Men on Tuesday, September 15 at 9 PM ET/PT. The Yukon Men face new threats to their way of life. The changes can be frightening and cause some people to take extreme measures... and even to reassess their remote lifestyle. Residents find themselves at odds over a trap line, fighting for their livelihood. But they also pull together as a community to battle a pack of wolves closing in on Tanana and to rescue a stranded villager cut off by the sudden breakup of the icy Yukon River. The Yukon Men are constantly reminded of their isolation. Another danger of their remote lifestyle hits home when a medical emergency strikes.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Yukon Men - Yukon Men - Netflix
Yukon Men is an unscripted American cable television series aired on the Discovery Channel. It is produced by Paper Route Productions and has premiered on August 24, 2012. The series details the lives of several inhabitants of the remote Alaskan village of Tanana which is situated by the Yukon River. These men make their living by fishing, hunting and trapping game as well as raising sled dogs and logging. The show's prominent themes are community and survival.
Yukon Men - Key personnel - Netflix
Stan Zuray: Stan was raised in Boston, Massachusetts before he moved to Alaska. He is an outdoorsman with over 40 years of experience in the Alaskan wilderness. Joey Zuray: Joey is Stan's son in his early twenties. According to his father, he is a natural at home in the Alaskan interior. He hunts and traps to sustain himself, his family and elders of the community. Charlie Wright: Charlie is a water-plant operator, mechanic, trapper and hunter. Robert “Bob” Wright: Robert is Charlie's son in his early twenties. Throughout the show he is being taught family traditions and skills such as beaver trapping by his father. The Moore family: Pat Moore owns the leading local kennel where his children Thomas Moore and Courtney Agnes work. He also has to care for his wife Lorraine. James Roberts: James is a major provider of lumber for Tanana. He also owns a kennel. His teenage sons help with the businesses.
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