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Take Action on Salmon Bycatch

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council is currently taking comments on chum bycatch ahead of their October 2-11 meetings in Anchorage. Please consider adding your signature to our letter asking the council to take meaningful action to mitigate chum bycatch in the pollock fishery and to address the ongoing chum salmon declines in western Alaska …

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Protecting Our Ways of life Through Testimony

Camai, Relatives! Jackie Boyer or Arnaciar here with a quick update on meetings happening that impact our traditional ways of life and opportunities that you can make your voice heard in the management process. NOAA/DOI The Department of the Interior (DOI) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are hosting first-ever in-region and virtual Tribal …

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Tribal Recognition

Waqaa, Camai  Jackie Arnaciar Boyer here with Native Peoples Action. We are excited to share with you all some information about a bill that would rectify the long overdue state recognition of tribes that doesn’t exist currently, what NPA is doing in regards to this bill, and how you can join us in advocating for …

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Redistricting

What is redistricting?  Redistricting is the constitutionally required redrawing of legislative districts that occurs every 10 years – with population changes, people moving, and population booms, our state and nation can change drastically. This process occurs after the census data is processed and given to state redistricting boards, these boards use public input and the …

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Alaska Legislature 101

Camai, all. My name is Jackie Boyer or Arnaciar (ughh-uhh-naa-jaq). I’m Cupi’g with roots from Nunivak Island Mekoryuk, Alaska. I am the Campaign and Policy Director for Native Peoples Action and Native Peoples Action Community Fund. My work background is in our Alaska state legislature.I started in a rural senator’s office the January after I …

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