Woman Fasts While Waiting for Government Response, Action

Joshua Tucker, APRN – Anchorage

A former Alaska Green Party candidate for Governor and longtime Native activist, is in her 18th day without food. Dessa Jacobson began fasting on February 8 and says she will not halt her fast until her three key demands are met.

Correction: On air, we mistakenly referred to Calista’s Donlin Creek gold mining prospect as Calista’s Donlin Creek Mine.

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