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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-29/class-takes-walk-through-denaina-histor
State
A Day in the Life of: Daku'dane John Perkins

...works 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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-03/day-life-dakudane-john-perkins
Art
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-02-20/five-good-reads-thomas-fletcher
Art
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.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-22/kodiak-stats-show-demand-animal-help
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-10-24/protect-subsistence-lifestyle-amend-c
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-11-06/my-turn-food-security-does-not-come-s
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051602/opi_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062002/thi_kayakbook.shtml
This WeeK
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062105/sta_20050621024.shtml
News
All the stories are adding up

...watershed, but they say they can't afford to clean it up. 2) Southeast Alaskans note tumors and other abnormalities in wild foods (fish, deer, moose) which were never found 20 years ago. 3) Native Alaskan cancer rates have risen dramatically...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070405/let_20050704005.shtml
Opinion

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