FROM THE ARCHIVE

Tradition conflicts with hunting ban

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MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2002

Alaska wildlife officials are considering a ban on hunting moose on the lower Kuskokwim River but a decision is being delayed to consider the impact on Yup'ik subsistence rights.

Native hunters could resist the ban. But a Yup'ik leader said they will understand the need to restore a dwindling moose population.

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Culture, moose-hunt ban conflict (The Anchorage Daily News 12/2)