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Alaska tribal groups oppose state's lawsuit over hunting


August 27, 2020

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska tribal governments and organizations have asked the state to withdraw a lawsuit alleging a federal agency overstepped its authority by granting an Alaska Native village a special hunting permission during the coronavirus pandemic.

The lawsuit opposes the special action granted to the Organized Village of Kake by the federal Office of Subsistence Management, Alaska’s Energy Desk reported.

The federal agency granted a request for Kake residents to hunt up to two moose and five male Sitka black-tailed deer.

Alaska Fish & Game Commissioner Doug Vincent-Lang sa...

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