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Obama cites Native subsistence needs in ban on offshore drillingFiled Under: Environment | Politics
Obama cites Native subsistence needs in ban on offshore drilling (12/21)
An Alaska Native corporation plans to 'fight' the decision to outlaw development on more than 100 million acres in the Arctic Ocean.
Alaska Native designer brings subsistence fashion to new audienceFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Alaska Native designer brings subsistence fashion to new audience (12/01)
Peter Paul Kawagaelg Williams staged his first runway show this year at Brooklyn Fashion Week.
Seminole Tribe aims to invalidate water quality standards in FloridaFiled Under: Environment
Seminole Tribe aims to invalidate water quality standards in Florida (08/10)
The tribe doesn't think the new standards address the subsistence needs of its people.
Alaska shuts down herring fishery after request from Sitka TribeFiled Under: Environment
Alaska shuts down herring fishery after request from Sitka Tribe (03/29)
Chairman Mike Baines said the egg gathering season was one of the worst in recent history.
Arne Vainio: Watch Native Report for first Health Matters segmentFiled Under: Health | Opinion
Arne Vainio: Watch Native Report for first Health Matters segment (02/16)
Like any oppressed people, we learned to survive on what we had and white flour and processed sugar and high fat foods replaced our true traditional foods.
Penobscot Nation loses big decision in river ownership dispute Filed Under: Environment | Law
Penobscot Nation loses big decision in river ownership dispute (12/17)
A federal judge determined that the reservation includes the islands within the Penobscot River but that the tribe does not own the river itself.
FDA won't require special label for genetically modified salmonFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
FDA won't require special label for genetically modified salmon (11/20)
The AquAdvantage Salmon has been deemed safe to eat despite objections from consumer advocates and some lawmakers.
Vice President Joe Biden reflects on triumphs of Obama's Indian policiesFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | First Nations in Canada | Environment | Health | Law | National | Politics | World
Vice President Joe Biden reflects on triumphs of Obama's Indian policies (10/28)
A reception for five contemporary Native artists offered a glimpse into the Obama administration's impact in Indian Country.
Raina Thiele: Alaska Natives share culture with President ObamaFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Raina Thiele: Alaska Natives share culture with President Obama (10/06)
One month ago, President Obama made a historic and unprecedented three-day trip to Alaska and I had the honor and privilege to accompany him.
Energy giant spent $7B to explore for oil off the shores of AlaskaFiled Under: Business | Environment | National | Politics
Energy giant spent $7B to explore for oil off the shores of Alaska (09/29)
Royal Dutch Shell is withdrawing from energy development in the Chukchi Sea after tests failed to turn up signs of significant signs of oil and gas reserves.
President Barack Obama offers thoughts on historic trip to AlaskaFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
President Barack Obama offers thoughts on historic trip to Alaska (09/03)
The president met with Native people and Native leaders and visited two Native communities during his three-day visit to the 49th state.
Rhonda Pitka: Alaska Natives put priority on subsistence rightsFiled Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Rhonda Pitka: Alaska Natives put priority on subsistence rights (09/01)
Alaska Natives have identified the most pressing issue and priority amongst our people to be the mismanagement of hunting and fishing resources and the lack of tribal rights tied to these resources.
Gordon Jackson: Land-into-trust brings hope for Alaska tribesFiled Under: Opinion | Trust
Gordon Jackson: Land-into-trust brings hope for Alaska tribes (08/17)
The state’s indifference to Alaska Natives continues, especially in its abrogation of basic services to Alaska Native villages.
Othniel Art Oomittuk: Drilling threatens our Native way of lifeFiled Under: Environment | Opinion
Othniel Art Oomittuk: Drilling threatens our Native way of life (08/13)
I sincerely ask that Shell reconsider drilling in the Arctic, which will endanger the traditional food supply, the environment and culture of the Inupiat.
Lawmakers raise tribal concerns in genetic foods controversy Filed Under: Environment | Health | National | Politics
Lawmakers raise tribal concerns in genetic foods controversy (08/06)
The Republican-led House defeated a proposal that would have recognized tribal authority over genetically modified foods.
Alaska Natives deal with toxic legacy and poisoned food supplyFiled Under: Environment
Alaska Natives deal with toxic legacy and poisoned food supply (08/03)
An Air Force installation on St. Lawrence Island in Alaska was in operation for less than two decades but Native residents are still dealing with the fallout.
Muscogee Nation activist dangled from bridge to stop oil shipFiled Under: Environment | National
Muscogee Nation activist dangled from bridge to stop oil ship (07/31)
Marty Aranaydo came down from the St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Oregon, after spending nearly 40 hours there in protest of energy development.
House subcommittee takes up Pueblo and Alaska Native billsFiled Under: Business | Environment | Politics
House subcommittee takes up Pueblo and Alaska Native bills (07/23)
Lawmakers weigh land-into-trust and subsistence issues at sparsely-attended hearing.
Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on tribal billsFiled Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on tribal bills (07/22)
Lawmakers will take testimony on a Pueblo land-into-trust bill and an Alaska Native subsistence measure.
House panel sets hearing on Pueblo and Alaska Native billsFiled Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House panel sets hearing on Pueblo and Alaska Native bills (07/20)
The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs will take testimony on the two bills.
Phillip Lestenkof and Myron Melovidov: Native fishery threatenedFiled Under: Environment | Opinion
Phillip Lestenkof and Myron Melovidov: Native fishery threatened (06/01)
Our home, the island of Saint Paul in the Pribilof Islands, is located in the central Bering Sea in the heart of the nation’s richest commercial fisheries.
Mark Trahant: Native village secures return of ancestral territoryFiled Under: Environment | Law | National
Mark Trahant: Native village secures return of ancestral territory (05/26)
The return of ancestral territory to an Alaska Native village is historic because the idea of tribal lands in Alaska is growing in both importance and inevitability.
DOI approves offshore drilling bid opposed by Alaska NativesFiled Under: Environment | National
DOI approves offshore drilling bid opposed by Alaska Natives (05/12)
Royal Dutch Shell plans to drill for oil and gas in the Chukchi Sea, an area used by Alaska Natives for subsistence foods.
EPA decision anticipated on mine opposed by Alaska NativesFiled Under: First Nations in Canada | Environment | Law | National | Politics
EPA decision anticipated on mine opposed by Alaska Natives (02/16)
The Pebble Mine would be one of the largest gold-mining operations in the world.
Mark Trahant: Obama administration steps up for environmentFiled Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Obama administration steps up for environment (01/28)
This is the Climate Moment. A possible turning point.
Obama to seek stronger protections for wildlife refuge in AlaskaFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Obama to seek stronger protections for wildlife refuge in Alaska (01/26)
The proposal drew immediate condemnation from the state's Congressional delegation.
NPR: Alaska Natives put traditional spin on Thanksgiving mealFiled Under: National
NPR: Alaska Natives put traditional spin on Thanksgiving meal (11/26)
National Public Radio heads to Alaska to find out how Native people are bringing traditional foods to the Thanksgiving table.
Mark Trahant: Historic election in Alaska with Native candidateFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Historic election in Alaska with Native candidate (11/19)
Alaska should be the model for Indian Country and state relations.
Ticket with Native candidate holds tiny lead for Alaska governorFiled Under: National | Politics
Ticket with Native candidate holds tiny lead for Alaska governor (11/05)
Democrat Byron Mallott would serve as lieutenant governor under independent Bill Walker if they win the race.
Rodney Pederson: Republicans don't earn rural Alaskan votesFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Rodney Pederson: Republicans don't earn rural Alaskan votes (11/03)
Why Senator Mark Begich and the Bill Walker/Byron Mallott ticket deserve votes from rural Alaska.
Kyle Wark: Honor Native people by defending our sovereigntyFiled Under: Opinion
Kyle Wark: Honor Native people by defending our sovereignty (11/03)
Why playing Indian never honors Native people.
Richard Peterson: Sen. Begich supports Alaska Native issuesFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Richard Peterson: Sen. Begich supports Alaska Native issues (10/31)
I am proud to say Tlingit Haida Central Council and I personally have endorsed Senator Mark Begich and wish to see him re-elected to the Senate.
Mark Trahant: Alaska Senate race is a real test of Native policyFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Senate race is a real test of Native policy (10/29)
Alaska is a case in point where misleading ads about character are common.
Michael Baines: Senate candidate battles Alaska Native rightsFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Michael Baines: Senate candidate battles Alaska Native rights (10/23)
The chairman of the Sitka Tribe, says Republican Dan Sullivan has trampled on Alaska Native rights.
Alannah Hurley: Sen. Begich stands up for Alaska Native rightsFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Alannah Hurley: Sen. Begich stands up for Alaska Native rights (10/10)
The United Tribes of Bristol Bay support the re-election of Sen. Mark Begich (D).
Fred John: Dan Sullivan can't be trusted with our Native rightsFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Fred John: Dan Sullivan can't be trusted with our Native rights (10/07)
My mother was Katie John. Her name has become symbolic across the state of Alaska for her life-long legal battle to protect traditional rights.
Obama signs Pascua Yaqui and Hoonah Indian Association billsFiled Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
Obama signs Pascua Yaqui and Hoonah Indian Association bills (07/28)
Bill places land in trust for Pascua Yaqui Tribe and recognizes subsistence rights of Hoonah Indian Association.
Al Jazeera: Alaska Natives turn to 'Store Outside Your Door'Filed Under: Environment
Al Jazeera: Alaska Natives turn to 'Store Outside Your Door' (07/14)
The Store Outside Your Door is keeping Alaska Native food traditions alive.
Robert Heyano: Alaska tribes battle mine to protect way of lifeFiled Under: Environment | Opinion
Robert Heyano: Alaska tribes battle mine to protect way of life (06/27)
Robert Heyano, the president of the United Tribes of Bristol Bay, explains why Alaska Natives are fighting the Pebble Mine.
Alaska rejects subsistence co-management with Alaska NativesFiled Under: Environment | Politics
Alaska rejects subsistence co-management with Alaska Natives (04/04)
The state of Alaska is rejecting a proposal to share management of subsistence resources with Alaska Natives.
Mark Trahant: Alaska Natives wait far too long to get a fair shakeFiled Under: Law | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Natives wait far too long to get a fair shake (04/02)
The Katie John case is at an end. Or perhaps another beginning.
Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Alaska Native subsistenceFiled Under: Environment | Law
Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Alaska Native subsistence (03/31)
The U.S. Supreme Court today denied a petition in Alaska v. Jewell, an Alaska Native subsistence case.
NPR: Alaska Natives still feeling effects of Exxon Valdez oil spillFiled Under: Environment | National
NPR: Alaska Natives still feeling effects of Exxon Valdez oil spill (03/24)
Alaska Natives are still feeling the effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, 25 years later.
Alaska Native leader wasn't upset by EPA official's commentsFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Alaska Native leader wasn't upset by EPA official's comments (03/18)
An Alaska Native leader who presented a jar of moose meat to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy wasn't offended by comments she made about the gift.
Audio from House hearing on Alaska Native subsistence draftFiled Under: Environment | Politics
Audio from House hearing on Alaska Native subsistence draft (03/14)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs held a hearing this morning on Alaska Native subsistence but no one from the state or the Obama administration showed up.
Alaska Natives to testify at House hearing on subsistence billFiled Under: Environment | Politics | Politics
Alaska Natives to testify at House hearing on subsistence bill (03/13)
Alaska Native leaders will be on Capitol Hill tomorrow to testify at a hearing on a subsistence bill.
House panel schedules hearing on Alaska Native subsistence billFiled Under: Environment | Politics
House panel schedules hearing on Alaska Native subsistence bill (03/05)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs will hold a hearing next week on the proposed Alaska Native Subsistence Co-Management Demonstration Act of 2014.
KCAW: Native corporation vows supports for fishery lawsuitFiled Under: Environment
KCAW: Native corporation vows supports for fishery lawsuit (02/12)
Sealaska, an Alaska Native regional corporation, promises legal and financial support for a lawsuit against the herring fishery.
Spokane Tribe sets high standards for water quality in riverFiled Under: Environment
Spokane Tribe sets high standards for water quality in river (01/08)
The Spokane Tribe of Washington has set water quality standards that are stricter than the state's.
Mark Trahant: State demonstrates contempt for Alaska NativesFiled Under: Health | Law | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: State demonstrates contempt for Alaska Natives (11/19)
There are only so many ways to demonstrate contempt for Alaska Natives. Yet the state seemed to find many ways.
Gwendolyne John: Alaska brings assault on Native subsistenceFiled Under: Opinion
Gwendolyne John: Alaska brings assault on Native subsistence (11/15)
As Katie John’s friends and family, including more than 250 grandchildren, continue to mourn her passing and try to return to life without their beloved leader, the state of Alaska was quietly preparing their daggers for a different kind of battle.
Fred John Jr: Lessons from my mother, Katie John, on sharingFiled Under: Opinion
Fred John Jr: Lessons from my mother, Katie John, on sharing (11/11)
Fred John Jr., the son of the late Katie John, who battled the state of Alaska over Native subsistence rights, passes on some of her wisdom,
Princess Lucaj: Gwich'in  Nation opposes ANWR developmentFiled Under: Opinion
Princess Lucaj: Gwich'in Nation opposes ANWR development (08/02)
Princess Lucaj, the executive director of the Gwich'in Steering Committee, discusses why drilling should not be allowed in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
New   leader of EPA    considers trip  to Pebble Mine  site in AlaskaFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
New leader of EPA considers trip to Pebble Mine site in Alaska (08/02)
Gina McCarthy, the new leader of the Environmental Protection Agency, is weighing a visit to Alaska to visit the site of the controversial Pebble Mine.
Opinion: Pebble Mine brings development to Native villagesFiled Under: Opinion
Opinion: Pebble Mine brings development to Native villages (07/22)
CEO of Pebble Partnership says controversial Pebble Mine will help Alaska Native villages.
Callan J. Chythlook-Sifsof: Native subsistence under threatFiled Under: Opinion
Callan J. Chythlook-Sifsof: Native subsistence under threat (06/28)
Callan J. Chythlook-Sifsof, a former Olympian, discusses Alaska Native opposition to the Pebble Mine.
Heather Kendall-Miller: On the passing of elder Katie JohnFiled Under: Opinion
Heather Kendall-Miller: On the passing of elder Katie John (06/13)
Heather Kendall-Miller on the late Katie John, who died on May 31 at the age of 97.
Editorial:  Alaska Native elder Katie John  led subsistence fightFiled Under: Opinion
Editorial: Alaska Native elder Katie John led subsistence fight (06/10)
Newspaper says subsistence issues raised by Katie John, an Alaska Native elder who died on May 31 at the age of 97, still unresolved: Katie John, the Athabascan elder, was...
Column: Alaska Native fishermen prosecuted for way of lifeFiled Under: Opinion
Column: Alaska Native fishermen prosecuted for way of life (05/27)
Columnist on the convictions of Alaska Native fishermen: A radio report from KYUK in Bethel made me pull over the Subaru this week. I was listening to the story of...
Alaska  asks  DOI to open  ANWR to exploratory developmentFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Alaska asks DOI to open ANWR to exploratory development (05/21)
The state of Alaska was joined by an Alaska Native corporation executive in pressing the Obama administration to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to exploratory development. Gov. Sean Parnell...

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