Written by Fred Gerendasy
Cordova, AK -- Bill Webber and Bill Bailey are two longtime residents of Cordova, Alaska, whose livelihoods, and way of l...
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Last year, ADF&G announced that just under 29,000 tons of herring would be available to permit holders for the 2012 fishery -- by far the largest quota in the history of Sitka's sac roe fishery.
Right now, there is civil disobedience on the Yukon, disaster coming this winter and seasons beyond, and the leadership that is necessary to take Alaska's fisheries back for its people is nowhere in sight.
If the salmon are the collateral damage, then the losers of this war are those who have for thousands of years depended on the bounty of the Yukon.
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