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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...
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...
32 points

...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...
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...
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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.
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...
Running of the Boots raises funds for Sitka Local Foods Network

...Sitka Farmers Market and advocates for community gardens, a community greenhouse, sustainable uses of traditional subsistence foods and education for Sitka gardeners.The Running of the Boots is a short race for fun and not for speed, even though...
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...
Adaptation keeps tradition alive for family in Kake

...The family's lifestyle isn't unique in Kake, or Alaska for that matter, but the Moler family has served as a subsistence foods ambassador of sorts to Outsiders interested in the bounty Southeast provides its residents.In February, the Moler...


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