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Raven Plaza, traditional healing dedicated at Dena'ina Wellness Center hunting and harvesting when she said that one activity of the Wellness Center's Traditional Healing Program is food gathering. She helps patients help themselves by teaching how to find, gather, and use medicinal plants. In addition to...
Students celebrate culture through food

...also gave a blessing over the food gathering. Dick is one of the few fluent...language class, which hosted the foods gathering, to help the students learn...Shaginoff-Stuart said. The foods gathering was organized by one of the students...
Cook Inlet Aquaculture buys defunct Port Graham Hatchery

...about 35 miles by air southwest of Homer, area residents also depend heavily on subsistence hunting, fishing and food gathering according to Kenai Peninsula Borough data. Currently, the hatchery can handle about 84 million eggs which could...
Hunting priority should go to Alaskans

...foreign nationals and non-resident hunters thereby giving them precedence over Alaskans' subsistence and sport food gathering rights, provided for and guaranteed under the eighth amendment to the Alaska constitution. Wealthy local and non-resident...
Other places to focus anti-litter efforts

...Courtney Stroh, says that in her opinion the Kenai dipnet beaches are filthy. Granted at the height of subsistence food gathering at the beach in July and when the reds are in in great numbers, there are fish heads, tails and guts present in...
Alaska Natives battling for subsistence join in logging wars

...that Bostwick Inlet not be touched. There's archaeological evidence that the area has been used for subsistence food gathering for thousands of years, according to Natives and the Forest Service. With relics of smokehouses, fish camps and...
Reflections on sport fishing

...painting fishing and hunting scenes on the walls of caves.Also ancient is the notion that angling is more than just food-gathering. In 500 B.C., in what could be the first written reference to what we now call a "sporting chance," Confucius...

For those of us who live in Alaska year round, July is perhaps one of our most important food gathering months. There are so many ways of finding things to fill our freezers with here in Alaska starting with a large variety of things...
Public input needed on aquatic farming regs

...Jakalof Bay is a projected site. I live in Seldovia and have dug clams there for 50 years, along with every other food-gathering person from all areas of Kachemak Bay. We would definitely be denied our traditional rights to harvest clams, or...
Dandelion roots and more: finding food at our feet into the kitchen, said Jennifer Hahn, a naturalist who conducts beach walks, leads family tours and teaches food gathering at Western Washington University in Bellingham. Her students are interested in returning to their figurative outdoor...


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