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Digital Yakutat

...Yakutat is not connected to the internet via fiber optic cable. In fact, said Yakutat Tlingit Tribe President Victoria Demmert, it only recently got cell service."We're really the most isolated village there is," said Yakutat Schools...
Yakutat organizations, community members band together to save town're desperate, you're willing to try anything to see what will work," said Yakutat Tlingit Tribe President Victoria Demmert. "We're not alone in this. Many communities are doing the same thing. What's different about us is we're...
Catching 'chromers' in Yakutat

...Situk River fishermen base themselves.)Once I got settled in my seat, a woman behind me - I later learned it was Victoria Demmert, president of the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe, who would generously take me on a tour of Yakutat highlights - told a...
Southeast towns help Rasmuson Foundation celebrate its 60th anniversary

...Native Alaskans' first contact with European Americans tend to be negative, said Yakutat Tlingit Tribe President Victoria Demmert. But not all of them are - and the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe, in collaboration with the Rasmuson Foundation, on June...
NMFS plans workshops on harbor seal protections

...subsistence food."We use the fur. We use the fat. It's a substantial part of our diet, the meat," said Victoria Demmert, president of the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe.More than a decade ago, hunters reported seeing fewer harbor seals and...
Yakutat blasts official inertia

...allotment and could enter the nearby Ahmlkin River. "We are in a tough position because we love both rivers," said Victoria Demmert, a Tlingit and former Yakutat mayor who also holds ownership in the threatened allotment along the Ahmlkin. Demmert...
Native corp., Yakutat go head-to-head in fish business season had started, they said. "We had to do something and we were running up against a timeline," Mayor Victoria Demmert said. Henry said Jensen was present at every Assembly meeting, and if she had told the city YKI was going to open...
Yakutat torn by school dispute

...because they're not married, James said. That didn't sit well with the community, said city and borough Mayor Victoria Demmert. She voided the board's vote a few days later. "They have a policy, apparently, that if they decide they have...
Consortium VP Mark Gorman to depart after 22 years

...contributions to the health services for our tribal members, especially during the transition after Ken's death," said Victoria Demmert, SEARHC Board Chair. The SEARHC Community Health Services division Gorman leads provides services to rural villages...
Size of company's Yakutat gold mine claim questioned

...historical sites and resting grounds of our ancestors." "We are concerned about the resources," YTT President Victoria Demmert said Wednesday. When asked to elaborate on her concerns, Demmert said she thinks it is quite obvious what the tribe...


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