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Herring over-harvested

...a fish. Gotta find a different scapegoat. I mention the Native folk who harvest some eggs on kelp as a subsistence staple food, and have been doing so for millennia. I would rate their take as less than significant. But there, on the horizon...
Yup'ik Eskimo fishermen defy river closure

...allowed, and subsistence fishing has been limited to two 18-hour openings each week. King salmon has long been a staple food along the Yukon River. Residents dry or freeze the fish to eat year round. Also, commercial fishing for the fish...
Still no charges in Yukon River fishing protest

...closed fishing period, and delivered the fish to widows, elders and disabled residents. King salmon has long been a staple food along the Yukon River. Residents dry or freeze the fish to eat yearround. Also, commercial fishing for the fish usually...
More African immigrants call Alaska their home

...They eat traditional foods, sometimes substituting mashed potatoes for cassava when making the starchy West African staple food fufu. Her parents speak Igbo, one of the most commonly spoken dialects in Nigeria, in the home or when her mother...
Two Native villages report very low walrus harvest

...the 10-year average," Sen. Donny Olson of Golovin and Rep. Neal Foster of Nome wrote, noting that walrus is a staple food for the two villages ivory is vital for the local economies. "Utility bills are paid with the proceeds of the ivory...
Buried history

...buildings served as housing. Living conditions were damp, crowded and devoid of privacy. Barrels of salt beef were a staple food. Tuberculosis and other diseases became common, and doctor visits were rare. In 1943 alone, 25 Aleuts at Funter...
Game board gets an earful from public

...Alaska. The board falls under the state Department of Fish and Game. P.J. Simon told the board that bear meat is a staple food that people rely on. Simon, 36, who grew up hunting and trapping on the Koyukuk River before moving to Fairbanks...
Bering Sea pollock fleet faces closure over salmon deeply troubling for people living along the great rivers of western Alaska, including the Yukon. Salmon are a staple food and in some cases a primary source of cash for dozens of villages from the mouth of the 2,000-mile river to its...
Proper soaking makes beans more digestible

...stored and consumed by humans for thousands of years. Because of their exceptionally high protein content, beans are a staple food of many different cultures, and hundreds of millions of people depend on them as a primary source of protein. When...
'Oiled' Alaskans should receive checks from Exxon by Christmas

...region could be seaweed farms - especially kelp, which is a $2 billion industry in Japan. Nori, for example, is a staple food throughout Asia, and is loaded with nutrients. Kelp provides alginin, an edible material widely used in ice cream...


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