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.
Outrageous fuel prices, inflated food costs, low subsistence harvests and low or no incomes aligned to create the perfect storm of a devastating reality in Western Alaska.
What is the state of Alaska doing to help its citizens as they face conditions of scarcity that are beyond what many of us can imagine? Nothing. Where is Governor Palin?