In Friday’s news: Climate change is impacting subsistence bowhead whaling; Scientists say they’ve resolved one of biggest arguments in climate change debate; The Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission’s former director sentenced for embezzlement; Anchorage Democratic senator retained seat in state Senate.
Archive | November, 2012
In Thursday’s News: Whale struck in Savoonga on Tuesday could be biggest in Savoonga history; Disaster declared for Napaskiak for damages cause by October storm; BP takes another blow, EPA suspends future contracts between company and federal government; Nome’s own Ellie Martinson wins Iditarod Booster Button contest.
On this month’s episode of Elder Voices, hear from Vince Pikonganna of King Island. Vince remembers his youth on the island, and along the way, sharing his knowledge of Inupiaq values and customs his elders passed down to him. Listen to Vince tell his story:
This Thursday on Sounding Board (November 29, 2012 at 10am), we’re remembering our elders. November is Native American Heritage Month. Let’s celebrate elders who influenced us – and share the wisdom and knowledge we’ve learned from them. Have any elders impacted your life? Who? What did your elders teach you: about hunting, subsistence, culture, sewing? What [...]
In Wednesday’s news: State invests 30 million dollars in King Salmon study; Edward Itta, former mayor of North Slope, appointed to national committee on Arctic policy; White House issues disaster declaration for parts of Alaska affected by late September storms; Nome Schools looking to increase community involvement, conducting interviews with community members this week for [...]
In Tuesday’s news: The Emmonak Tribal Council is intervening in current lawsuit between State of Alaska & U.S. Attorney General; 43-year-old woman found unresponsive in Bethel; Lawyer asking judge to consolidate trials of 22 Alaska Native fishermen; Alaska State Troopers have suspended search for missing 31-year-old Wisconsin man; Nome Public Schools needs input from community [...]
In Monday’s news: More than half of women in the Y-K Delta have experienced partner violence or sexual violence in their lifetime; Alaska State Troopers say van fatally struck DOT employee; Friends and family remember Anchorage woman who disappeared during Kenai Peninsula camping trip in July; Group of U.S. & Canadian marine mammal experts want [...]
This Saturday the Bering Straits Foundation, Sitnasuak Foundation and friends invite Nome residents to Kaatiluta. The event celebrates Alaska Native and Native American Heritage Month. BSF Executive Vice President and event organizer Moriah Sallaffie says Saturday will simply be a time of celebrating the diverse native cultures in Nome. The name means “all of us, [...]
In Wednesday’s news: Changes in ocean’s pH levels from greenhouse gases affecting Alaska; Alaska health officials reporting sharp increase this year of pertussis, or whooping cough; Tugboat stuck on rocks near St. Michael since October not removed yet; Kaatiluta taking place Saturday in Nome.
In Tuesday’s news: Tapping into Norton Sound natural gas resource may not be worthwhile for Nome; Board Member for Bristol Bay Native Corporation charged with sexually assaulting female; Gambell residents still waiting to hear back from Coast Guard about oiled wildlife samples; Environmental group seeking endangered species protection for Pacific harbor seals.
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