Alaska Census Launch

Sled dogs and mushers run a trail in the remote Inupiat Eskimo village Noorvik, Alaska., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010. Mushers are practiceing for the arrival of the U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert Groves to formally launch the nation’s 2010 count in Noorvik, Alaska, where residents are planning a huge reception of traditional dancing and a feast of caribou, moose and other subsistence foods. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)