Steven “Tig” Strassburg is the star of National Geographic’s latest offering, First Alaskans.
The show is one of National Geographic’s most popular and profitable TV shows. The show followed the lives of people living off the grid in tough climatic and topographical environments. They make ends meet by using their resourcefulness, perseverance, and spirit to survive and prosper in one of the world’s toughest and most beautiful places.
The success of the original show opened doors to other successful franchises including an all-new show titled Life Below Zero: First Alaskans. Season 1 of the show debuted its back-to-back episodes on 30 May 2022 which captured the lives of indigenous Alaska natives “who “walk in two worlds: one of the traditional ways and one of the 21st-century challenges…Life Below Zero: First Alaskans follows new Alaska Natives as they use sophisticated techniques and methods passed down from generation to generation to thrive in some of the most brutal environments”.
The show also explores the daily lives, cultures, customs, and traditions of Alaska Natives.
Steven “Tig” Strassburg On Life Below Zero: First Alaskans
Steven “Tig” Strassburg is one of the casts from this season who is of Athabascan heritage with a lineage that dates back to the Southfork Caribou people. Koyukon is the language that they speak which occupies the largest territory of any Alaska Athabascan language.
The language is spoken in three dialects — Upper, Central, and Lower — in 11 villages along the Koyukuk and middle Yukon rivers, and with a population of 2300 nearly 300 people spoke the language.
Steven and his family live along the Koyukuk River in the interior of Alaska, calling the village of Allakaket home.
Viewers also see Jody Potts-Joseph, a member of the Han Gwich’in First Nations people, The Apassingok family, residents of a remote Yup’ik community, Marvin Agnot (Alutiiq Alaskan), and The Jecko Family.
Steven “Tig” Strassburg Net Worth
The name of Steven “Tig” Strassburg was listed in the 2018 Best Practices Scores Allakaket. He attended financial management training in 2015. According to GOV Contracts & Bids, he is a municipal employee and has been working as a city administrator. While in 2012, he was serving as the city clerk in Allakaket which is a village with nearly 100 residents.
After the pandemic hit in 2020, Steven spoke with Newyorker as Allakaket’s rep.
Steven told Caroline Luster from NewYorker, “It seems like a lot of people are taking it seriously,” and added that, since then, everything is “a lot quieter”. The only exception to the rule is that the plane can still land to deliver freight for the town’s store—but tribal council members gather on the runway during each delivery to make sure no passengers disembark.
Steven added, “If [covid-19] does make it out to the village, it’s not going to be a good situation”.
Speaking for the people of Allaket, Steven shared his worries about airlines getting shut down that serve the village which meant that there won’t be any more deliveries of food to the town (and also no more mail or medicine).
Who Is Steven “Tig” Strassburg Partner?
Steven “Tig” Strassburg has a partner named Louise Moses who is 34 years old (as of 2022). She was born in June 1988. Louise has been working at Task Force at Allakaket Tribal Office since June 2020.
They are parents to 7 children aged 5 months to 14 years old. One of their children, Sophie Blair Strassburg was born on 6 March 2013. The other 5 children are named Terrance, Evan, Hazel, Amiya, and Amelia. The name of the youngest child is yet to reveal.
Louise has shared that she was raised by her grandparents and she knows them as her parents.
Like most families, The Strassburg family also believes that subsistence is the key to surviving and thriving in the region. So, he intends to teach his kids all the skills, along with cultural traditions, and pass down the necessary skills required to live a subsistence lifestyle off the land.
As of 2022, Steven and Louise haven’t married yet.
Steven “Tig” Strassburg Age
In 2022, Steven Strassburg is 36 years old. He was born in the mid-spring of 1986.
Steven “Tig” Strassburg Family
Steven “Tig” Strassburg is the son of Wayne Strassburg and Lucy Strassburg. His parents divorced a long time back.
He has a brother named Delbert Bergman and four sisters and half-sisters named Michelle Dugay (Keith), Elizabeth Strassburg, Yvette Riley (CJ), and Rochelle Bifelt. Steven lost his brother Harvey Williams on 23 December 2012
Is Steven “Tig” Strassburg On Instagram?
No, Steven “Tig” Strassburg is not on Instagram. However, his wife is on Facebook.
When Is Steven “Tig” Strassburg Birthday?
Steven Strassburg celebrates his birthday on 24 April.
Where Is Steven “Tig” Strassburg From?
Steven Strassburg a native of Allakaket, Alaska.
How Tall Is Steven Strassburg?
With a medium stature, Steven Strassburg stands tall at 5 feet 9 inches.