Subsistence fisheries at coastal villages in the Alaskan Arctic, 1970-1986

by Peter C Craig

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSubsistence fisheries, Alaskan Arctic, 1970-1986
Statementprepared for Minerals Management Service, Alaska Outer Continental Shelf Region, Leasing and Environment Office ; prepared by Peter C. Craig
SeriesOCS study, Technical report -- no. 129, Technical report (Alaska OCS Social and Economic Studies Program (U.S.)) -- no. 129
ContributionsUnited States. Minerals Management Service. Alaska OCS Region. Leasing and Environment Office
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 63 p. :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13613072M

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Coastal Villages Fishing Cooperative (Coastal Villages or CVFC); Under the MSFCMA, the NPFMC has limited authority over the fisheries of the Arctic Ocean, Bering Sea, and Pacific Ocean in the EEZ off Alaska. The book looks at those Alaskan fisheries that have experience with CDQs, such as halibut, pollock, sablefish, and crab, and. Conflicts between subsistence fisheries were outlined, including changing the timing and duration of the windows for the intercept fishery either within the river system or in the open ocean. Concerns about the changing ecosystem were expressed, including the recent abundance of eels, beluga whales, and jellyfish in Bering Sea coastal waters. Iñupiat people are hunter-gatherers, as are most Arctic peoples.Iñupiat people continue to rely heavily on subsistence hunting and fishing. Depending on their location, they harvest walrus, seal, whale, polar bears, caribou, and fish. Both the inland and coastal (Taġiumiut, i.e. Tikiġaġmiut) Iñupiat depend greatly on hout the seasons when they are available food staples also. Guide to the Alaska Humanities Forum grant products. Collection number: HMC Creator: Alaska Humanities Forum. Title: Alaska Humanities Forum grant products. Dates: Volume of collection: cubic feet. Language of materials: Collection materials are in English. Collection summary: Materials related to humanities research and work in Alaska.

book” published in , and reprinted in Dr. Lawrence Moulton obtained his doctorate degree in fisheries biology at the University of Washington College of Fisheries in Seattle. He has been studying fishes of Alaska’s Arctic Coastal Plain since He presently lives on Lopez Island, Washington with his wife Margaret. Introduction. subsistence program in Southern Alaska. I’ve worked extensively in rural communities from the Arctic to S outheast Alaska and published 37 technical publications and several journal articles and book chapters on subsistence economies in Alaska including recently leading a chapter on subsistence economies for the Arctic Council Sustainable. Alaska Coastal Zone Management Reports; Alaska Aquaculture Foundation, Wrangell, AK ; Arctic Environmental Information and Data Center for general publication list, current research profile on Alaska, or for subject-specific information; University of Alaska Marine Sciences; Alaska State Fisheries Commission; Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The Alaska Nanuuq Commission is a partner to the USFWS in the co-management of polar bears. The Commission represents Alaska Native people from coastal communities, including Kaktovik, on matters related to polar bear subsistence and conservation. The Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission represents subsistence.

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Subsistence fisheries, Alaskan Arctic, Responsibility: prepared for Minerals Management Service, Alaska Outer Continental Shelf Region, Leasing and Environment Office ; prepared by Peter C. Under Alaska’s subsistence statute, the Alaska Board of Fisheries must identify fish stocks that support subsistence fisheries and, if there is a harvestable surplus of these stocks, adopt regulations that provide reasonable opportunities for these subsistence uses to take place.

Whenever it is necessary to restrict harvests, subsistence. Subsistence uses of wild resources exist alongside other important uses of fish and game in Alaska and are especially important for most rural families, who depend on subsistence hunting and fishing as sources of nutrition and cultural practices.

An estimated million pounds of wild foods are harvested annually by rural subsistence users. Katya Wassillie is I̱upiaq/Yup’ik from the villages of White Mountain and Pilot Station, Alaska, 1970-1986 book is an active participant in the subsistence lifestyle.

Katya is a staff member for the Eskimo Walrus Commission in Nome, Alaska, and a graduate student at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Subsistence fisheries in the Alaskan Arctic provide an important food source for the coastal communities of ElarJn3W9 Point Lay, [email protected] Atqasuk, Nuiqsut, and Kaktovik.

The total annual harvest (villages combined) is roughly ~ lb of fish9 which in terms or utilizable weight almost equals the villages. annual harvest of’ bowhead whales.

Subsistence Fisheries at Coastal Villages in the Alaskan Arctic, LGL Ecological Research Associates, Inc. (A04/PB ) (MMS ) 7/ TR Kotzebue Sociocultural Monitoring Study.

Kevin Waring Associates. (A17/PB /AS) (MMS ) 12/ TR Nome Sociocultural Monitoring Study. Kevin Waring Associates. Alaska's coastal communities depend on healthy marine resources to support commercial and recreational fisheries, tourism, and the Alaskan way of life.

Our mission at NOAA Fisheries Alaska Regional Office is the science-based stewardship of Alaska’s marine resources and their habitats in the Gulf of Alaska, eastern Bering Sea, and Arctic oceans.

Alaska Department of Fish and Game P.O. Box W. 8th Street Juneau, AK Office Locations. Alaska Natives typically define subsistence 1970-1986 book fundamentally than non-Natives.

For most Natives, subsistence is synonymous with culture, identity, and self-determination. As Nelson Frank, a Haida from southeast Alaska put it in his testimony before the Alaska Native Review Commission (recorded in the book Village Journey by Thomas Berger).

Conflict has already arisen between subsistence fishermen and authorities in Southwest Alaska, as a fishing ban on king salmon was defied and troopers began to seize fish and nets from fishermen along the Kuskokwim River.

Many residents of small villages lining the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers -- accessible only by boat or air -- rely on their subsistence fishing quotas to put. Abstract. Editor's Introduction -- David W. Norton; The Databank for Arctic Anadromous Fish: Description and Overview -- Debra K.

Slaybaugh, Benny J. Gallaway, and Joshua S, Baker; An Introduction to Anadromous Fishes in the Alaskan Arctic -- Peter C. Craig; Overwintering Biology of Anadromous Fishes in the Sagavanirktok River Delta, Alaska -- David R. Schmidt, William B. Griffiths, and Larry.

Commercialization of fisheries and the subsistence economies of the Alaska Tlingit. Creating opportunities for rural, small-scale, community-based fisheries in southern Alaskan coastal villages.

Marine (). Hunting, herding, fishing and gathering: Indigenous peoples and renewable resource use in the Arctic. In C. Symon, L. Arris, & B. Craig PC () Subsistence fisheries at coastal villages in the Alaskan arctic, – Minerals Management Service, Alaska Outer Continental Shelf Region, Leasing and Environment Office, Springfield, Virginia.

Google Scholar. 1. Introduction. Fish are an important nutritional and cultural resource for the North Slope Inupiat and are a significant contribution to their annual nutritional needs (Braund,Bacon et al., ).In particular, for the village of Nuiqsut, Alaska (Latitude: N and Longitude: − W), nearly one-third of the subsistence diet of residents on average comes from fish.

Funding for the investigation is from the Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim Sustainable Salmon Initiative, with matching funds from Coastal Villages Regional Fund, the Federal Office of Subsistence Management, National Park Service, and the State of Alaska.

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Using a beach seine as our sampling method, we have documented more than fish species in a variety of nearshore habitats in. In Alaska, fishing provides important economic and socio-cultural benefits for rural communities. This paper presents some of the findings from a research project that investigated the role of commercial and subsistence fishing in the maintenance of economic and social viability, and the ways in which residents of rural communities in Alaska value fishing.

The residents of a tiny village on Alaska’s western coast may soon have to decide whether to become climate refugees. For these subsistence communities, based around fishing. Division of Subsistence Juneau, Alaska May This research was partially supported by ANILCA and occur throughout Alaska’s coastal areas where there are Musk ox in the Alaskan Arctic.

The paleontological record shows that the musk ox (Ovibus moschatos) occupied much of. The chapter on subsistence activities (pp.

) is drawn mainly from a study done jointly by the Kodiak Area Native Association and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) Division of Subsistence inand from ADF&G subsistence surveys done in.

Craig, P. C., b. Subsistence fisheries at coastal villages in the Alaskan arctic, – In Norton, D. (ed.), Research Advances on Anadromous Fish in Arctic Alaska and Canada.

Nine papers contributing to an ecological synthesis. Biological Papers of the University of Alaska. Subsistence 7isheries at coastal villages in the Alaskan Arctic, – Technical report United States Department of the Interior Minerals Management Service. The community was nearly abandoned after World War II but the Neakok’s remained and after the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of was signed, former residents began moving back.

The community had historically been a part of spring whaling but their claim was questioned as they attempted to get a new quota for the village.

The Arctic Management Area: all marine waters in the U.S. EEZ of the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas from 3 nautical miles offshore the coast of Alaska to nautical miles offshore, north of Bering Strait (from Cape Prince of Wales to Cape Dezhneva) and westward to the U.S./Russia maritime boundary line and eastward to the U.S./Canada maritime.

A report from the Government Accountability Office found that most of Alaska’s plus native villages are affected by erosion and flooding, and that four were in. How to Plan & Book. Overwhelmed by choices. Let us simplify it for you.

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About one-third of all adults participate in some type of fishery, and the mass of fish harvest by coastal communities is roughly equal to the annual harvest of bowhead whales Balaena mysticetus (ca.

90, kg). Of the numerous fish species caught, Broad Whitefish is among the most important subsistence species because of. So come explore—you’ll leave Alaska with a truly unique perspective.

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News Alaska's Valuable Recreational Fishing Industry. J Alaskan scientists and managers are ensuring the sustainability of Alaska marine resources for the benefit of recreational, commercial and subsistence users and other members of the public.

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Braund & Associates, December North Slope Subsistence Study: Barrow, TR Kevin Waring and Associates, September A Demographic and Employment Analysis of Selected Alaska Rural. Increases in shipping and vessel-based tourism—along with climate change due to a warming Arctic—mean that infestations are becoming more probable.

In Alaska, NOAA Fisheries works with other federal agencies, the State of Alaska, academic institutions, and local communities to educate, monitor, detect invasive species.subsistence fishery in Arctic Village, Alaska, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, [ADF&G].

Alaska subsistence fisheries annual report. ADF&G Division of Subsistence. Juneau, Alaska, USA. Alaska Department of Fish and Game [ADF&G]. Rhodes, editors. Arctic Refuge coastal plan terrestrial wildlife research.Excerpted from The Native People of Alaska by Steve J.

Langdon, published by Greatland Graphics, Anchorage, Used with permission Alaska's indigenous people, who are jointly called Alaska.