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Kotzebue Diary

...conference room celebrating this event. I sit with Laura and others to hear them tell me how happy they are with having subsistence food on the table. Laura says she remembers being a Girl Scout and recites the Girl Scout creed before saying the Pledge...
Q & A with Hoonah fisherman Vernon Hill

...A: Culture. Herring eggs let you know that winter is over. That is the first thing you really get as far as subsistence foods. It makes you realize that the hard part of winter is gone.Q: What is the community of Hoonah like?A: It is...
House Dems talk Native voting, languages

...Native elders to be language teachers in these charter schools, he said.Another element of the bill is to allow subsistence foods donated by community members to become part of school lunch programs, Kreiss-Tomkins said."Simply put, salmon...
State | AK legislature
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...that first Gold Medal gathering, used to chop wood to make money for the trip to Juneau.Villages would sell their subsistence food specialties to other Native communities and grandmothers made and sold moccasins.My father in his youth - born...
Warming climate leaves fewer walrus to hunt

...years. Walrus, described by some as having a taste between veal and beef, is highly prized by Alaska Natives as a subsistence food to store for winter, with the adult male animals averaging 2,700 pounds. The sale of carved ivory from the tusks...
'Identity through Pride': Festivities on Prince of Wales Island unite Alaskan Haidas

...many partners. The long list of contributors and volunteers includes those residents who donate both commercial and subsistence foods.During the week, experts teach classes in craft, language, science and health. Participants practice formline...
State, federal regulators ban Ketchikan eulachon fishing

...all eulachon returning to District 1 during 2015 will be needed for spawning to rebuild area populations.Any fish caught must be returned to the water unharmed.Hooligan are prized as a subsistence food because of their high oil content.
Mary Louise Demmert

...born on 12/8/38 in Angoon. She is the daughter of the late Charlie and Jennie Jim of Angoon.She loved her subsistence food, her family, and grandchildren. She worked in Hawk Inlet,Barnoff Hotel, City of Angoon,Angoon Clinic Housekeeping...
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...


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