Alaskan Tribe Sues Government Over Subsistence Fishing Rights

(October 27, 2015, 11:58 AM EDT) -- ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Native American tribe in Alaska sued federal government officials Oct. 22, alleging that the Federal Subsistence Board (FSB) violated the Alaska National Interests Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) by failing to provide the members of the tribe with the ability to conduct subsistence fishing for salmon in the Kenai River (Ninilchik Traditional Council v. Tim Towarak, et al., No. 3:15-cv-00205, D. Alaska).

(Complaint available. Document #96-151106-007C.)

Fishery Closed

Ninilchik Village is a federally recognized Indian tribe. The Ninilchik Traditional Council (NTC) presides over...
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