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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...
Yakutat turns out mayor in favor of challenger

...In addition to Bremner, four others were elected to the seven-person CBY Assembly on Tuesday.Assembly Member Victoria Demmert was reelected with 118 votes, but Assembly Member Lowell Petersen was less fortunate. He finished third in the...
Brotherhood, Sisterhood honor Soboleff, elect officers at convention

...Bill Thomas, and candidate Tim June. The newly elected chairwoman of Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, Victoria Demmert, along with her staff Mark Gorman and Ken Truitt, addressed the convention. Central Council President William...
Demmert named SEARHC Board chair

JUNEAU - The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Board of Directors elected Victoria Demmert of Yakutat as its new chairwoman during the September SEARHC Board meeting in Juneau. In addition to her spot on the SEARHC Board...


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