Saturday, February 19, 2011

Alaskan Native Human Rights Violated; Fast Ongoing, More Protests Planned‏

On February 8, 52-year-old Gwich'in and Yup'ik activist Desa Jacobsson started to fast in protest of "the comprehensive violation of subsistence rights and continued de-humanization" of Indigenous Peoples in Alaska by State Governor Sean Parnell, the Calista Corporation, and the Federal Subsistence Board. In a letter that was hand-delivered to the offices of Governor Parnell, the[...] Continue Reading:

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