In Thursday’s news: Alaska Native leaders gather at White House Tribal Nations Conference, voice concerns over federal mismanagement; Caribou hunting in Bethel regulated under new guidelines; Department of Veterans Affairs and Indian Health Services working together to improve healthcare for Alaska Native veterans; Senator Begich introduces new Social Security bill in DC; Increased shipping traffic in [...]
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This Thursday on Sounding Board (December 6, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about subsistence hunting. Why is subsistence important to your family? Has hunting in your village changed over the years? If so, how? What are your favorite stories or memories of subsistence hunting?
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 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 Friday’s news: Investigation begins on St. Lawrence Island after separate reports found animals with oil on them; Alaska Native fishermen charged with illegal fishing seeking to consolidate trials; Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation assumes authority from EPA to regulate wastewater discharges; Kuskokwim 300 Race Committee announces purse increase; Tribal funk band Pamyua continuing Inuit [...]
In Monday’s news: Fog allows Senator Murkowski, Coast Guard Admiral and National Guard General to visit Nome schools; Community of Chuathbaluk receives running water & flushing toilets; Trials begin today for Alaska Native subsistence fishermen charged with illegally fishing for king salmon; Effort underway to increase participation in Regional Advisory Councils; CEO of Anglo American [...]
An Alaska Native language preservation initiative has been established at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Northwest Campus. Program Development Managers, Barb Amarok and Carol Gales at Northwest Campus have been in coordination with the UAF Alaska Language Institute in Fairbanks. The university is working to establish language courses for community members to study and share. The [...]
In Friday’s news: Laureli Kinneen reports on five workshops at the 2012 AFN Convention; 25 Kuskokwim subsistence fishermen are heading to trial for alleged illegal fishing; Rally in Anchorage pushes for Alaska native rights for subsistence living.
In Wednesday’s News: Heavy rain and lack of drinking water in Kivalina prompts disaster declaration; Rain and high water threaten bridges, mining operations in other northwest communities; State attorneys file to challenge “per-clearance” section of federal Voting Rights Act; A federal appeals court says U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service correctly issued rules to oil companies [...]
The Caleb Lumen Pungowiyi Scholarship program offers 5 thousands dollars per semester for 4 registered tribal members from the Norton Sound, the Northwest Arctic, and the Arctic Slope regions. The scholarship deadline was originally the end of July, but that deadline has been extended to Friday, August 10th.
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