Petersburg Pilot -

Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

Letters to the Editor

 


Sea Otter Crafts

To the Editor:

Under the Marine Mammal Protection of 1972 Alaska Natives are exempt and allowed to harvest marine mammals for subsistence and to make and sell crafts made from the animal parts. This exemption was included to protect and insure that our traditions, culture and art can continue. The Fish and Wildlife Service is implementing the Marine Mammal Protection Act by using gray area regulations that we can't understand with severe legal penalties that is causing many to not participate in sea otter hunting and skin sewing. It is causing those who do participate to li...



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