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Off the Beaten Path: Gifts of deer

...can think of few gifts greater than that of living in a beautiful place with ample opportunities for harvesting tasty wild foods.If you'd like to read more about deer and deer hunting, I recommend Sitka author Richard Nelson's great book "Heart...
A Day in the Life of: Daku'dane John Perkins for the Douglas Indian Association. She taught them about hunting, fishing and processing of all kinds of local, wild foods, he said.In the 1970s, when Perkins was 15, the family moved to Juneau, and for the most part has been here ever...
Class takes a walk through Dena'ina history

...the Russians not come, the Americans not come, there would still be a sustainable culture based on salmon and other wild foods. (They would be) totally self-contained in the sense of being non-globalized. They were not dependent on other...
Kodiak stats show demand for animal help

...statistics shows that almost a third of its calls last year were bear complaints between October and December.With ample wild food on hand after a mild summer, this fall's bear problem is not expected to be as large as last year's.
Five Good Reads: Thomas Fletcher

...scribe. Two part biopic, one part fantasy. Don't let the goofy title stop you! "Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food" by Paul GreenbergFor pesca-philes interested in the future of the catching/farming/ranching of marine resources...
Protect the subsistence lifestyle - amend the Cabin Fee Act

...subsistence cabins are not simply a luxury. Rather, these structures provide an essential means of access to the wild foods that cabin-owners and their families depend on. In remote areas, harsh winters and exposed coastline render these permanent...
My Turn: Food security does not come from the store

...dozens of food-producing plots in town to supplement the wild foods we bring home.There are several other garden projects...communities will be. In addition to our robust and productive wild food sources that we must protect as sacred - not just as...
My Turn: Scare tactics obscure issues of subsistence

...messages. The rural priority for subsistence is the best way to meet the subsistence needs of those most dependent on wild foods. Basing subsistence eligibility on rural residence is a rational approach that does not require a new large bureaucracy...
Chronicling a solo trip with the multitudes

...She developed a profound appreciation for the natural world as well as a sense of adventure. Hahn has a taste for wild foods. Kelp chowder was a standard fare as well as "sea Cheetos" - fucus seaweed puffed in the oven and sprinkled with cheese...
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Alaska Natives seek explanation for recent rise in cancer rates

...evidence linking sickness in the wild food supply to illness in humans needs...harmful levels of toxins in Alaska's wild foods. Cancer is the leading cause of...disease rates and the traditional wild food supply. "Science is rigid," Arukwe...


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