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Curyung Tribal Council joins new effort to address epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous persons

At the beginning of the year, the U.S. Attorney’s office for Alaska announced that the Department of Justice would embark on a pilot project to address the missing and murdered Indigenous persons epidemic in the state. The Curyung Tribal Council in Dillingham is one of three Alaska tribes that volunteered to be part of the…

Bristol Bay leaders express concern over Alaska’s commercial fishing health mandate

Thousands of commercial fishery workers coming to Bristol Bay will be operating under a strict set of guidelines this season, laid out in the new mandate released last week by Gov. Mike Dunleavy. But some local leaders say it’s not enough.

In Bristol Bay, spring means salmon — and thousands of fishermen from coronavirus hot spots

A remote fishing region will soon be flooded with seasonal workers. The hospital is equipped for only four COVID-19 patients and its chief operating officer is out of a job after emailing a coronavirus conspiracy meme. Welcome to Dillingham, Alaska.

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