Kavitha George, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Four years into the Yukon salmon collapse, an Interior Alaska village wonders if it will ever fish again
Gwichyaa Zhee, also known as Fort Yukon, has always depended on salmon. But for the fourth year in a row, managers have severely restricted fishing, as the Yukon River king and chum salmon runs collapsed. Residents say the closures have been devastating to their way of life.
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