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10 Signs You Grew Up In Alaska

The Last Frontier is one unique place to call home. It's also strangely baffling to people from Outside. For those of us who've moved south, here's a reminder of what makes the Great Land so great.

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1. You can correctly pronounce Valdez, Knik, Juneau, and Kotzebue.

And you know that Chicken, Deadhorse, King Salmon, and Buffalo Soapstone are all legit names for a community.

3. You've had to explain repeatedly that you're an American citizen.


We've all had that boss who asks to see your green card. Or that one co-worker who compliments you on picking up English so quickly.

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