Sealaska Heritage Institute aims to expand the practice of traditional Alaska Native skin-sewing with a series of workshops in communities around Southeast Alaska.
A Senate resolution seeking an increase in the number of sea otters hunted in Southeast Alaska is making its way through the legislative process.
Yup’ik artist Peter Williams of Sitka is headed to the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, under a Rasmuson Foundation-funded artist-in-residence program.
The federal government has finalized new guidelines on the use of sea otters by Alaska Natives.
Raymond Chatham, 64, was ordered to pay a $5000 fine and serve a year’s probation
The female otter was transferred to the Vancouver Aquarium last Friday where she now lives with a couple of other SeaLife Center alums, Tanu and Elfin.
The federal government has a new proposal for defining handicrafts made out of sea otter pelts. But it’s not what some crafts-makers expected.
Legislation proposing sea-otter bounties will get its first hearing next week. It’s already drawing opposition from environmental groups and the federal marine mammal protection agency.
The latest charges are part of an ongoing case pursued by federal investigators.
Sherman Roger Alexander pleaded guilty to three federal charges of violating the Marine Mammal Protection Act.