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Village Telegraph

Grant applications now being accepted for Rural Public Safety Infrastructure Projects

DPS is seeking grant proposals from eligible applicants for funding through the Emergency Federal Law Enforcement Assistance (EFLEA) Program to address the critical public safety infrastructure needs in rural Alaska. The Alaska Department of Public […]

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Calista Corporation declares Akilista distribution and Welcomes New Shareholders

by Calista Staff Calista (cha-LIS-tuh) Corporation’s Board of Directors approved the 2019 Akilista (aw-KE-lis-ta) distribution. This year marks the largest Akilista distribution in Calista’s history. ·2019 Akilista distribution total: $2.97 million, 15 percent increase from […]

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Native Youth receive standing ovation as AFN declares a State of Emergency on Climate Change

by Native Movement Staff October 19th, 2019: Today, a climate change resolution from First Alaskans Institute Youth & Elders conference made its way onto the floor for debate at the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) […]

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Seven diagnosed with Scombroid Poisoning in Alaska, Summer 2019

Background Scombroid is caused by eating fish that has not been properly refrigerated or preserved and therefore contains high levels of histamine (i.e., “scombrotoxin”). Symptoms typically have a rapid onset (within 10–60 minutes of consumption) […]