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Hydaburg resident, tribal leader wins environmental award

...has led numerous science projects to ensure the long-term health of the local tradition of collecting and harvesting wild foods, said a release from the conservancy."We're committed to our relationship with the environment. If you take a...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/hydaburg-resident-tribal-leader-wins
Outdoors
An Alaskan's Local Food

...nourishment, and connect us to this place. Harvesting wild food is a reminder that we are active participants in the...Adding more cultivated foods to our vibrant collection of wild foods can enrich our food system and the quality of life we...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-17/alaskans-local-food
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-02/beaten-path-gifts-deer
Outdoors
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
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
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
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

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