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Lawyers argue over where the money went

ANCHORAGE - A sentencing hearing for the former Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission executive director turned more into a math problem, with federal prosecutors claiming she stole more than $420,000 and her...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-02/lawyers-argue-over-where-money-went
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Whaling commission theft

ANCHORAGE - A federal judge is trying to determine how much money the former director of the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission stole from the commission.Maggie Ahmaogak's lawyer estimates the amount at $91,000. But prosecutors...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-09/whaling-commission-theft
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EPA board stops Shell's Arctic clean air permits

...said Monday. The center, along with Earthjustice on the behalf of several conservation groups and the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission and Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope, requested the review of the permits. The groups alleged that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010511/sta_765565354.shtml
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Eskimos turn to supersonic grenade for killing whales

...for bowhead whales. "It's a lot safer," said Eugene Brower, a Barrow whaling captain who chairs the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission's weapons improvement program. Brower trains Native whaling captains to handle a harpoon-launched grenade...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110705/sta_20051107009.shtml
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Barrow to host Kivgiq dance celebration

...also known as the Messenger Feast. Ahmaogak said the event will coincide with the annual meeting of the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission. The mayor, a whaling captain, said it's a good time for Kivgiq. "Our negotiations with the International...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111402/sta_barrow.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

WASHINGTON - Twice a year, in a timeless ritual, northern Alaskan Eskimo whaling captains brave frigid waters, ice floes and flailing flukes to hunt the bowhead whale.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072599/Loc_taxbreak.shtml
Groups ask court to block Shell's oil drilling plans

...from shore where whale-hunting becomes more dangerous, said attorney Chris Winter, who represents the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission. "Bowhead whales are very sensitive to underwater noise and they can be deflected from their migratory...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120507/sta_20071205029.shtml
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Photo: Planning for Barrow's future

...ASRC government affairs specialist; Susan Moore, operations manager for Shell; and Eugene Brower with the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission listen Thursday to Barrow mayor Edward Itta speak about offshore exploration during the opening session of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100807/sta_20071008006.shtml
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Panel approves whaling quotas for Alaska Natives

...briefly rejected before being restored in a special session, said Nukapigak, an alternate commissioner on the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission. The panel represents 10 Alaska whaling communities. After Tuesday's decision, Nukapigak said he can't...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053007/sta_20070530019.shtml
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Alaska village wants panel to approve whale hunt

...share of the whaling harvest. Point Lay, a community of 260 at the edge of the Chukchi Sea, has asked the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission for permission to take one bowhead whale every spring. It would be the first time villagers landed a whale...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021904/sta_whale.shtml
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