No matter how it's addressed, subsistence, for all of the absolute stances posited by people of various perspectives, is a messy topic. Those who advocate fishing when they need to are not necessarily opposed to conservation. Indeed, many pushing for constitutional changes also agree that wild food resources, including salmon, must be available for future generations.
Bethel fish trials coverage: Subsistence versus salmon science
May 29, 2013
- 1 Alaska king salmon dilemma that played out in Bethel defies easy solutions
- 2 Showdown of subsistence vs. fishery science unfolds in rural Alaska courtroom
- 3 Judge: Salmon run's survival trumps religious rights of Alaska Native fishermen
- 4 Cultures collide in Bethel court with future of Kuskokwim kings hanging in balance
- 5 Alaska subsistence salmon case draws to a weird close in Bethel courtroom
- 6 Photos: Bethel fish trials pit salmon science against Native religion
- 7 Photos: Bethel fisherman trials, day two
- 8 Kuskokwim elders may get fishing priority over others
- 9 Kusko salmon trial: Alaska game managers defend closure as essential
- 10 Who are the 'real heroes' of the Kuskokwim River king salmon shortage?
- 11 For Alaska Natives and native-born Alaskans alike, subsistence is a birthright
- 12 Alaska Natives rally for restored aboriginal hunting, fishing rights
- 13 Alaska Natives bristle at state fishing restrictions: 'Stay out of my life'