World War II veteran Clifton Jackson, 89, sits at his kitchen table in the remote Inupiat Eskimo village of Noorvik, Alaska., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010. Jackson is to become the first American counted in the 2010 Census when he is counted by the U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert Groves on Monday in Noorvik.
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The 2010 U.S. Census officially begins in Noorvik, Alaska on Monday, January 25. Census Bureau Director Robert Groves will be in the remote village to count the first household. Noorvik residents are planning a huge reception of traditional dancing and a feast of caribou, moose and other subsistence foods.