State of Alaska vs Food Security in Rural Alaska

Food security for the Interior villages has been unstable given both the COVID-19 pandemic and the record low salmon runs which has limited the ability for tribal members to store enough food for the winter. Several tribes requested assistance from the State and Federal managers to provide emergency hunts. The State of Alaska denied the requests. The Federal Subsistence Board …

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Koyukuk Culture Camp 2019

Cultural activities included fishing/fish cutting, safety, fire making, Language, singing, sewing and berry picking. Several TCC staff covered various wellness topics including, making good choices, bulling, tobacco, alcohol and drug prevention, and suicide. The YKSD Language Coordinator, Susan Paskavan was present to teach language. Camp Coordinator: Lori and Darlene Lolnitz Location: 24 miles up the Koyukuk river from Koyukuk, Alaska …

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