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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...
Fishermen sue over sunken vessel the water.The lawsuit claims the plaintiffs suffered loss of past and future income from commercial fishing, subsistence foods, subsistence and cultural activities and past and future damage to property.Named as defendants are the ship's...
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...
40 schools take part in Farm to School Challenge gardens, local food production, cooking with local food, nutrition and healthy eating, and lessons about subsistence foods.The Alaska Farm to School Challenge ran from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31, in conjunction with National Farm to School...
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...
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...
40 schools take part in the Alaska Farm to School Challenge gardens, local food production, cooking with local food, nutrition and healthy eating, and lessons about subsistence foods.The state's Farm to School Program encourages healthy eating and boost local agriculture sales while educating...
Salazar announces Alaska Petroleum Reserve plan

...000 animals in the Western Arctic Caribou Herd and the 55,000 animals in the Teshekpuk Caribou Herd, sources of subsistence food for 40 northern and western Alaska Native villages.Among areas restricted are environmentally sensitive Teshekpuk...


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