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Alaska natives sue over B.C. company’s exploration plans near eagle preserve

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The state created the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve to protect salmon and the world’s largest concentration of bald eagles. The preserve is downstream from a copper, zinc, gold and silver prospect that could some day be developed into a hard rock mine. (Matt Hage/Associated Press)

Tlingit village of Klukwan wants permits revoked from Constantine Metal Resources, for area near Haines

The Associated Press, Dec 6, 2017

An Alaska Native tribe and three environmental groups sued the U.S. government, claiming an agency granted mineral exploration permits without considering how a mine could affect a major salmon river and bald eagle preserve. Read the rest of this entry

Alaska: Native American Veteran Dies in Police Custody

joseph_murphySimon Moya-Smith,  Indian Country Today, Dec 1, 2015

A Native American man died in holding cell in Juneau, Alaska, after prison staff there allegedly told him “You could die right now and I don’t care,” according to a newly released report reviewing the state’s department of corrections.

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