Wed, 23 January 2013
Many Inupiak in Alaska depend on subsistence hunting to feed their families. Taqulik Hepa believes that the benefits of hunting for subsitence go far beyond simply providing food. She says that subsistence hunting teaches valuable social lessons as well. Hepa is the Director for the Deparment of Wildlife Management for the North Slope Borough. She spoke to The Living North at the 2012 North Slope Conference in Whitehorse, Yukon.