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Little impact on Ambler road caribou

...say the road and possibly the associated mine development would damage the environment and the resources used by subsistence food-gatherers. Some tribal governments along the proposed route have passed resolutions in opposition, and the Northern...
Alaska Science Forum: Twenty weeks through the heart of Alaska

...which he describes a Native guide bringing back one snowshoe hare for a party of nine men. Hares were the number one subsistence food on the trip."For days and weeks almost our sole dependence was on these little animals, and during a season when...
Federal judge blocks Alaska's wolf-kill plan

...herd on an island in the Aleutian chain that is a subsistence food source for rural Alaskans there. U.S. review," he said. Caribou are an important subsistence food for people living on the island in the Aleutian chain...
Tenakee residents unhappy about timber sale

...involving 936 acres of the Tongass National Forest near Tenakee Springs has some residents concerned about the fate of subsistence food-gathering in the area. "Our hackles are up a little bit," Tenakee resident John Wisenbaugh said Tuesday...
Parnell declares economic disaster for island

...Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, and House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski. "Walrus also provide a critical subsistence food source for local residents."Alaska law doesn't allow any immediate access to emergency funds.However, the...
NMFS plans workshops on harbor seal protections

...Panhandle, has one of the highest uses of subsistence resources in the state, and harbor seals are the backbone of its subsistence food."We use the fur. We use the fat. It's a substantial part of our diet, the meat," said Victoria Demmert...
Life imitates Art (of Place)

...said, "Some people translate subsistence food as food that's free, that...but a Tlingit person thinks of subsistence food as their regular food...our heart. When we talk about subsistence food, we use that English word...
Southeast wilderness inspires reader

...Russell Fjord, and had hoped to climb the mountain to shoot down at wild game to improve our chances of getting subsistence food. As we passed the then-active Hubbard Glacier (and now more active), my father said this glacier has always...
For the people royal oats in the big cities of America. I like many other Natives and longtime residents of Alaska depend on subsistence food to help survive our notorious long winter months. Fran Ulmer is for the people, and I am one of those people...
State OKs aerial spraying on land near Hydaburg

...of the Panhandle is opposed by some Native groups and environmentalists concerned about possible contamination of subsistence food and wildlife. Klukwan plans to spray the herbicide brands Arsenal and Accord, with the active ingredients imazapyr...


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