(This story originally appeared on AlterNet.) My name is Earl Kingik and I am a member of the Native Village of Point Hope. I grew up in Point Hope and learned how to live off of the lands and waters that surrounded me. Now I teach the younger generations to practice our traditional ways.
In early April, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held public meetings in communities across Alaska’s North Slope to receive input on its proposed 2017-2022 Five Year Offshore Leasing Program.
(This article originally appeared in The Drake.) A playlist for flying out to a remote southeast Alaskan salmon stream.
The bear was trying to get around us again. He had approached us twice already, turned away by my fellow guide with a stern word. Our group stood paces up from a wild salmon stream on Chichagof Island in the middle of the Tongass National Forest. The bear, a hefty male coastal brown bear, was […]