tribal http://knba.org en 14/7/28 KNBA News - Allakaket residents oppose a 200-mile road to Northwest Alaska http://knba.org/post/14728-knba-news-allakaket-residents-oppose-200-mile-road-northwest-alaska <p>Residents of Allakaket oppose a road that would span from the Dalton Highway to the Ambler Mining District in Northwest Alaska over concerns about its impacts to already depleted hunting and fishing populations. A mining company estimates there are hundreds of millions of tons of copper, zinc, and lead in the Ambler Mining District.</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:18:02 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 13956 at http://knba.org 4/10/14 KNBA News - Senate Finance passes a $2.1 billion budget http://knba.org/post/41014-knba-news-senate-finance-passes-21-billion-budget <p>The Senate Finance Committee's $2.1 billion budget includes $145 million for a new heating system for the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and $2.1 for a road linking King Cove to Cold Bay. It doesn't include $10 million for the Susitna dam project that Administration was seeking.</p><p>Some subsistence fishermen are calling for a temporary halt to fishing on the Yukon River after the state has forecast abysmal returns of king salmon.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 05:51:14 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 9901 at http://knba.org 4/1/14 KNBA News - U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear state's appeal of the Katie John case http://knba.org/post/4114-knba-news-us-supreme-court-declines-hear-states-appeal-katie-john-case-0 <p>In a win for Alaska Native and rural subsistence users, the U.S. Supreme Court lets stand a lower court ruling that provides&nbsp;a rural subsistence priority on 60% of Alaska's inland waters.</p><p>To honor Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and American Indian veterans, the Alaska Senate is&nbsp;calling for the construction of an American Indian Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.</p><p>Today is election day in Anchorage.</p><p></p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:18:46 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 9576 at http://knba.org 4/1/14 KNBA News - U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear state's appeal of the Katie John case http://knba.org/post/4114-knba-news-us-supreme-court-declines-hear-states-appeal-katie-john-case <p>Federal rules that provide a rural subsistence priority on 60% of Alaska's inland waters will stand after the U.S. Supreme Court's declines to take up the state's appeal of a lower court's ruling.</p><p>To honor Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and American Indian veterans, the Alaska Senate is&nbsp;calling for the construction of an American Indian Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.</p><p>Today is election day in Anchorage.</p><p></p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:18:44 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 9575 at http://knba.org 3/5/14 KNBA News - A bill that would arm Village Public Safety Officers moves forward http://knba.org/post/3514-knba-news-bill-would-arm-village-public-safety-officers-moves-forward <p></p><p></p><p>The House Finance Committee in the state Legislature moved a bill allowing Village Public Safety Officers to carry a firearm while on duty.</p><p>A coalition of Native organizations is inviting communities to hold events on April 26th to celebrate and honor&nbsp; children.</p><p>Alaskans who donate to Pick.Click.Give will be eligible for&nbsp;a sweepstakes that&nbsp;will&nbsp;match the amount winners receive from the Permanent Fund Dividend program this year.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 06:03:27 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 8537 at http://knba.org