Entries from News Archive 2008 tagged with 'subsistence'

Gov. Palin shifts Alaska Native to another post

An Alaska Native whom Gov. Sarah Palin (R) appointed to an important state board has been shifted to another post. Craig Fleener, who is Athabascan, will resign from the Board of Game in order to serve as subsistence division...

Letter: Gov. Palin attacks Alaska Native rights

"Both the state courts and federal courts have five times already struck down Sarah Palin's attack on Alaskan Native subsistence rights. There is perhaps no issue of greater importance to native peoples. She still has one lawsuit pending. Her lawsuits...

Kendall Miller: Inconvenient truths about Gov. Palin

"Unlike Mr. [Ben Nighthorse] Campbell, who remarks that he is Northern Cheyenne, a former senator, and a leader in the McCain campaign, I am an Athabascan Indian, I have lived in Alaska all my life, and I actually know firsthand...

Alaska governor loses subsistence rights appeal

An Alaska Native subsistence rights case that Gov. Sarah Palin, the Republican vice presidential nominee, appealed was rejected by a federal court on Tuesday. In a unanimous decision, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals refused to overturn federal approval of...

9th Circuit decision in Alaska subsistence case

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals today issued a ruling in an Alaska Native subsistence rights case. In a unanimous ruling, the court refused to overturn a decision of the Federal Subsistence Board to recognize a subsistence moose hunt. The...

More than 60 caribou carcasses discarded in Alaska

More than 60 unharvested caribou carcasses were discarded near Inupiat Eskimo villages in northwest Alaska this month. State authorities have been investigating the incident but they say residents of Point Hope and Kivalina are not cooperating. Five suspects from...

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