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New title for area named for confederate officer of Hooper Bay and the Native village of Hooper 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...
Alaska groups seek cut in salmon caught by pollock industry

...runs in recent years."You don't see any 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...
Native leaders address police brutality allegation

...Bethel Mayor Joe Klejka encouraging police to follow the law and regulations. In the July 25 letter, council president Myron Naneng also asked for assurances of mutual respect and dignity.The complaint from Linda Green says she saw a Bethel police...
Tribal groups seek greater role in land management

...Council Presidents, or AVCP, is developing a steering committee for a tribal co-management group.AVCP President Myron Naneng said once the steering committee is established, it will help direct future work. The end goal is to get villages...
Young addresses suicide comment's due," Young said, receiving a standing ovation at the end of his speech.Before Young spoke, Rosita Worl and Myron Naneng, AFN Subsistence Committee members, and AFN President Julie Kitka mentioned him in their report on subsistence rights...
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Subsistence hunters object to land opening

...antlered bull this fall or winter. Out-of-state residents will have the chance to kill an antlered bull this fall. Myron Naneng, head of the Association of Village Council Presidents, said the six-member federal board should reverse its decision...
Subsistence hunters protest duck stamps

...ticket. Others can't buy the stamps because they're not available in all villages, they said. AVCP President Myron Naneng said his group, a voice for dozens of Southwest Alaska tribes, believes the requirement is illegal. Wildlife protection...
Parnell's Game commissioner choice questioned

...I get the most competent, experienced person in there who has my trust, and Cora fits that bill," Parnell said. Myron Naneng, president of the Alaska Village Council Presidents, worries subsistence users in western Alaska will be overlooked...
Villagers protest slash in king salmon harvest managing salmon. "All we have heard from this state administration is excuses not to help our villages," wrote Myron Naneng, president of the Bethel-based Association of Village Council Presidents, in a recent e-mail to Palin's adviser...
Alaska's second-class cities fight to survive

...League. Nearly all of the villages in Western Alaska have been impacted by the loss of state revenue sharing, said Myron Naneng, president of the Association of Village Council Presidents. Communities that are predominantly Alaska Native often...


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