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The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) held its annual conference the same week as the Alaska Federation of Natives convention. The national tribal advocacy group passed a resolution urging the federal government to restore the Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area as originally issued and to incorporate traditional knowledge “into all federal decision-making that would affect the northern Bering Sea region.”

Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center
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The Legislature is now in a special session called by the Governor to consider tax and budget issues, but also to revise the 2016 criminal justice law, Senate Bill 91. That bill reduced sentencing for lower level crimes in an effort to decrease corrections costs and recidivism.

Christine Trudeau / KYUK

On Tuesday the Bethel City Council meeting kicks off with newly elected and re-elected Council members proclaiming November “National Diabetes Month” in alignment with “World Diabetes Day” on October 14.

Protesters gathered just outside the Dena'ina Convention Center on the final day of the AFN Convention. Among them was Sarah James (right) of Arctic Village, a longtime campaigner against ANWR drilling.
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Last week, KYUK provided daily updates from the 2017 Alaska Federation of Natives conference. KYUK’s Christine Trudeau was there and filed this story:

 


Perspectives on Climate Change panel, Retired Ambassador Mark Brzezinski (left), Rolling Stone's Jeff Goodell (center), and Independent Journalist Mark Trahant (right).
Christine Trudeau / KNBA

Last week KYUK, provided daily updates from the 2017 Alaska Federation of Natives conference. KYUK’s Christine Trudeau was there and filed this story:

 


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Last week, KYUK provided daily updates from the 2017 Alaska Federation of Natives conference. KYUK’s Christine Trudeau was there and filed this story:

 


Whaler Chris Apassingok giving the youth address to Elders and Youth Conference with Gov Bill Walker holding the microphone.
Zachariah Hughes / Alaska Public Media

Last week, KYUK provided daily updates from the 2017 Alaska Federation of Natives conference. KYUK’s Christine Trudeau was there and filed this story:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Katie Basile / KYUK

In a special council meeting last night, Bethel’s City Council re-elected Mayor Rick Robb to another term  in office by a narrow 4-3 vote.

City Council voted unanimously to receive grant funds from the Alaska Division Of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

On Tuesday, a $126,055 grant was approved by City Council for updating public safety in Bethel.

Following last week’s election for Bethel City Council, the six candidates with the most votes took their oaths of office last night at City Hall. Mayor Richard Robb is back in City Hall this week, October 10, 2017.
Christine Trudeau / KYUK

Following last week’s Bethel City Council election, the six candidates with the most votes took their oaths of office last night at City Hall.

 

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