Hunting and fishing are a necessity for many Alaska Natives. It’s also a part of their culture and identity. For the federal and state entities that manage subsistence hunting, the topic is made complicated by unique land issues and rights. In this program, we’ll discuss the constant battle Alaska Natives face to preserve their right to hunt and fish to sustain themselves and their families.
Rosita Worl (Tlingit) – president of the Sealaska Heritage Institute
Qaiyaan Harcharek (Inupiaq) – subsistence research coordinator for the North Slope Borough
Gene Peltola Jr. (Yupik and Tlingit) – assistant regional director of the office of subsistence management under the U.S. Department of Interior
Emil Notti (Athabaskan) – founder of AFN
Break Music: Reindeer (song) Pamyua (artist) Caught In The Act (album)