Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are pushing for a vote tonight on moving her nomination to the full Senate and hope to get Jackson confirmed before they go on Easter recess this weekend.
The tribal groups signing the petition mostly represent areas of Alaska where salmon runs have crashed or declined dramatically in recent years.
Bering Strait regional nonprofit Kawerak has published a language glossary that provides research, science, policy and resource management terms in English, Inupiaq, St. Lawrence Island Yupik and Yup’ik.
Survivors, advocates, and community members say the department is headed the right direction but has a long way to go to repair broken trust, especially among Alaska Natives.
Last week, the Nome Native Youth Olympics team hosted a virtual event to garner more interest region-wide in traditional games and inspire kids to start practicing traditional games on their own.
The Bering Sea Elders Group called the plan a “milestone” for including Indigenous people in federal conversations and policy on climate change.
After years of waiting, the Arctic Deep Draft Port project in Nome was authorized by Congress on Dec. 21 and is ready to move forward.
NOAA says the debris may have been released in one place and time.
The board rewrites boundaries based on federal census results, so its decisions affect who controls each chamber for 10 years.
Most of the dead birds have been murres or horned puffins, and residents say they’re finding far fewer murre eggs.