Alaska Natives Seek Greater Voice in Federal Subsistence Management

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage

Alaska Natives want a greater voice in federal subsistence management.  In keeping with President Barak Obama’s promise to consult with tribes in formulating federal regulations regarding subsistence, the Federal Subsistence Board Friday took comments from tribal representatives on how to cope with an increasing gap between the needs of tribes tied to a subsistence way of life and the daily reality of dwindling resources.

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