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Ammo shortages still hampering rural subsistence hunters

Ammo shortages still hampering rural subsistence huntersSubsistence hunters are still struggling to find certain kinds of ammunition in the Bering Straits region.

British Columbia mining boom concerns unite tribes across borders

British Columbia mining boom concerns unite tribes across bordersA government-backed mining boom in British Columbia may have downstream impacts to Southeast Alaska. It's uniting tribes across borders.

Remembering Harvey B. Marvin

Remembering Harvey B. MarvinTlingit elder Harvey B. Marvin, of Juneau, has died at the age of 81

Trial program aims to increase number of insured Alaska Natives

Trial program aims to increase number of insured Alaska NativesThe program purchases insurance for a select number of income eligible, qualified Alaska Natives, and pays all the monthly bills.

Murkowski introduces legislation to continue funding Native language programs

Murkowski introduces legislation to continue funding Native language programsAlaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski and South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson introduce the 2014 Native American Languages Reauthorization Act

Record number of students graduate from UAS

Record number of students graduate from UASSix hundred and eighty-five students received awards including bachelor’s and graduate degrees, occupational endorsements, and certificates.

Potential rule change could allow Alaska tribal land into trusts

Yesterday’s announcement is a legal turn that could vastly expand tribal sovereignty in Alaska.

Bethel’s Megan Leary takes first runner-up at Miss Indian World

Bethel’s Megan Leary takes first runner-up at Miss Indian WorldBethel’s Megan Leary is the 2014 first runner up of the Miss Indian World competition, which concluded Saturday night at the Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Tlingit elder, master storyteller Cyril George dies

Tlingit elder, master storyteller Cyril George diesA memorial service for Cyril George Sr. is Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall in Juneau

Alaska becomes the second state to officially recognize indigenous languages

Alaska becomes the second state to officially recognize indigenous languagesDedicated supporters staged a 15 hour sit-in until the early this morning, when the measure passed the Alaska Senate on an 18-2 vote.