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Overfishing charges reinstated against Kookesh, others

...filed a lawsuit against the state arguing that the subsistence law was unfair. After the Alaska Supreme Court eventually...McDowell then amended his lawsuit to challenge the new subsistence law. The Alaska Supreme Court ruled rural priority as...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-29/overfishing-charges-reinstated-against-
State
Other parties offer unique views of the state's future

...Violence Against Women. She was arrested in 1989 and 1999 in subsistence fishing protests and fasted in 1999 to call for subsistence law changes and again in 2000 to bring attention to the murders of Anchorage Native women. In an Empire interview earlier...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081302/sta_legparties2.shtml
News
My Turn: Board of Game deals with complicated Nelchina Caribou issues

...most hunters are accustomed to. However, our state subsistence law prohibits the board from adopting only a drawing hunt...complications relating to interpretation of Alaska's subsistence law, the last general draw hunt was held in the fall...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101910/opi_722701828.shtml
Opinion
Survival theme affects us all

...Native people and their village communities: sexual abuse, domestic violence, prejudice and racial discrimination, subsistence laws, suicide, alcohol and drug abuse, school drop-out rates, high rural unemployment, poverty and family breakdown...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102410/opi_725328096.shtml
Opinion
Natives granted Senate hearing on subsistence

...In recent months, however, Native leaders have touted several ways that Congress could break up the logjam on subsistence laws. One approach would be for Congress to "pre-empt" the state by extending a rural hunting and fishing priority...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101901/sta_subsistence.shtml
News
My Turn: Alaska's hunters need to step forward

...willing to pay high fees for the opportunity to hunt in Alaska. Recently, partly because of the state and federal subsistence laws, nonresident license revenue is down, and inflation and higher operating costs have taken their toll. As a result...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121004/opi_20041210016.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...he said of the paper. He came to the conclusion that there was no good reason to exclude Glacier Bay from subsistence laws that govern other parks in Alaska. The history is pretty clear, he said, that Hoonah Natives have not been treated...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010200/Loc_fish.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...to change state and federal subsistence laws. Unless she changes her mind...prompt the Legislature to change subsistence laws to allow all Alaska Natives...wants to bring attention to subsistence laws and try to put pressure on the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011100/Loc_desa.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...subsistence policy By Senator Robin L. Taylor On Tuesday, Desa Jacobsson, poignantly lodged her protest of the Federal Subsistence Law, by beginning a hunger strike. My father and my grandparents often told me that ``The Truth Will Out!'' Over...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011200/Ope_taylorltr.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...morning, the Juneau activist said she still hadn't eaten since her Jan. 9 pledge to deny herself solid food until subsistence laws are changed to allow for subsistence hunting and fishing for Alaska Natives no matter where they live. Though she's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012100/Loc_support.shtml

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