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New title for area named for confederate officer

...Bay calling for the change to Kusilvak.In a recent interview, Myron Naneng Sr., president of the Association of Village Council Presidents, said the push for the name change began months before the deadly June shootings in South Carolina...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-03/new-title-area-named-confederate-office
State
Alaska groups seek cut in salmon caught by pollock industry

...activities of people going out fishing for salmon like they used to," Myron Naneng Sr., president of the Association of Village Council Presidents, said Thursday. "In essence, the family structure is being destroyed because of this lack of activity...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-03/alaska-groups-seek-cut-salmon-caught-po
State
Pilot program to arm Village Public Safety officers advances

...work without backup.Four of the seven prospective armed VPSOs will be in communities served by the Association of Village Council Presidents Villages, or AVCP, plus one each in Bristol Bay, the Interior, and the Northwest Arctic Borough...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-09/pilot-program-arm-village-public-safety
State
Tribal groups seek greater role in land management

...On the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, the Association of Village Council Presidents is trying to develop a tribal fisheries...commissionIn the Yukon-Kuskokwim delta, the Association of Village Council Presidents, or AVCP, is developing a steering committee...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-06/tribal-groups-seek-greater-role-land-ma
State
Duck stamp legislation passes with exemption

...spearheaded has received support from numerous rural and Alaska Native organizations, including the Association of Village Council Presidents and the North Slope Borough.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/duck-stamp-legislation-passes-exempt
Outdoors
Fishermen appealing convictions say state erred

...brief also has been submitted on behalf of the fishermen by the Alaska Federation of Natives and the Association of Village Council Presidents.The fishermen were cited last year during a poor king salmon run.During their Bethel trials last...

http://juneauempire.com/2013-11-19/fishermen-appealing-convictions-say-state-err
Summit looks at rural energy needs

...KYUK (http://is.gd/uFZaEV) says the summit Monday precedes the annual convention of the Association of Village Council Presidents that begins Tuesday.Leaders from dozens of villages attended the summit put on by the nonprofit AVCP...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-08/summit-looks-rural-energy-needs
State
My Turn: The refuge and the road

...And they would love an easier way to transport commercially caught fish to market.In 1998, the Association of Village Council Presidents, representing 56 Native villages in western Alaska, passed a resolution opposing a congressional bill...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-04/refuge-and-road
Opinion
Native leaders address police brutality allegation

...officer in the hub town of nearly 6,300 people, about 400 miles west of Anchorage, KYUK reported.The Association of Village Council Presidents also sent a letter to Bethel Mayor Joe Klejka encouraging police to follow the law and regulations...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-13/native-leaders-address-police-brutality
State
Alaska appeals court hears subsistence case

...or early next year.Friend of the court briefs have been filed in the case by groups including the Association of Village Council Presidents and the Alaska Federation of Natives.During their Bethel trials last year, about two dozen fishermen...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-28/alaska-appeals-court-hears-subsistence-
State

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