Prompted by climate and erosion concerns, Shishmaref voted to relocate in Tuesday’s primary. A choice between two potential relocation sites will be voted upon within the year.
Dennis Davis said sea ice conditions have become less reliable for his fellow seal and walrus hunters. He said the footage he collects with the drone “is like insurance.”
The 30-minute TV program, “When the Water Took the Land,” will premiere this Sunday and then air again on Tuesday.
Local leaders have drafted a letter outlining their vision for the Arctic’s future as Kotzebue prepares for President Obama’s visit today.
As President Barack Obama shifts his focus to western Alaska, Kotzebue residents discuss oil, erosion, and subsistence.
In Friday’s news: At the Beringia Days Conference, shared cultures come together; The Interior Department seeks suggestions for additional offshore petroleum drilling tracts; Though land threatened…
In Thursday’s news: Alaska Air National Guard responds to a downed aircraft north of Fairbanks; Leaders from Shishmaref and Newtok in Washington, D.C. to seek funding…