Subsistence rulings causing strife
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Slowly but surely, the federal government's rulings on subsistence in Alaska are causing problems for state fishermen and state officials.

The Federal Subsistence Board last week make a number of rulings affecting the rights of Alaska Native and rural fishermen. Although the board is moving cautiously on the issues, some in the state fear that rural needs will eventually outweigh sport and commercial use.

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Feds set rules for fishing (The Anchorage Daily News 12/16)

Relevant Links:
Subsistence Amendment, Alaska Governor Tony Knowles -
Native subsistence rights, Native American Rights Fund -
Alaska Federation of Natives -
Katie John et al. v. State of Alaska -

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