Reindeer industry in Alaska. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Territories

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  • Eskimos,
  • Animals,
  • Hunting

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Other titlesTo provide subsistence for Eskimos and other natives of Alaska by developing native activity in reindeer industry
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THE REINDEER INDUSTRY IN ALASKA 29 was,worried by the depletion of whales, walrus, and other food resources of the Eskimo, resulting from the 19th century’s uncontrolled hunt for oil, whalebone, and ivory.

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Alaskan reindeer industry was trans- ferred to the Governor of Alaska. The trek of reindeer, starting from the Kotzebue region inreached the Mackenzie River delta in Canada in *About 2,OOO pounds of reindeer meat hides were Reindeer industry in Alaska.

book from Alaska in In a Reindeer. This material was digitized as part of a cooperative project between the Society for Range Management and the University of Arizona Libraries. Get this from a library. Eskimos, reindeer, and land.

[Richard Olav Stern;] -- Results of interdisciplinary research study to investigate the social economic and cultural aspects of reindeer herding in northwest Alaska. Domestic reindeer were first imported to Alaska in ; in the next 10 yrs., were brought from Siberia.

All the reindeer were owned by Eskimo and Lapps who kept them carefully herded. In the Federal Government bought herds, which were left free, and consequently a number of animals joined privately owned herds or strayed. In there was a move to re-establish the industry.

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Click here to learn more. More than 90 percent of food consumed in Alaska is imported from Outside. Even the slightest disruption in food availability can result in dramatic price increases or empty shelves in stores. Lecture to detail developing reindeer industry in Alaska | Geophysical Institute.

This group provides assistance in the development of a viable reindeer industry to enhance the economic base for rural Alaska and to improve the management of the herds. An additio reindeer exist in herds on Nunivak, St. Paul, Umnak, and other Aleutian Islands along with a few fenced herds along Alaska's road system.

The Reindeer Research Program is dedicated to the development and promotion of the reindeer industry on the Seward Peninsula and throughout Alaska. We work closely with producers to develop and conduct research projects that can be applied directly to their operations.

Alaska reindeer industry. Resource Information The item Alaska reindeer industry represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in University of San Diego Libraries.

This item is available to borrow from 1 library branch. InJackson mentioned his strong desire to bring Laplanders to Alaska as a colony to go into reindeer husbandry on their own account.

46 That year he hired William Kjelmann, a Laplander then living in Wisconsin, to superintend the Port Clarence reindeer station. Again inJackson wrote of the need for "many more Lapps to be freighters. By the late s, there were more thanreindeer in Alaska. Inthe Reindeer Act was passed that restricted ownership to Native Alaskans.

Today there are ab reindeer and 20 herders in Western Alaska and anot in the Aleutian and Pribilof island areas. Healy ended his career in Alaska waters inserving on. Abstract. Documented analysis and history of the reindeer in Alaska from when the government imported domestic reindeer; Eskimo husbandry under government and mission auspices; commercial exploitation by Alaskan companies ; and since the rehabilitation of the reindeer industry for benefit of the Eskimo, by the Reindeer Service of the Alaska Native Service.

The reindeer industry was a local success story with local Alaskan ownership that employed over Inuit and several hundred Laplanders. The Canadian government, seeing the success of the reindeer industry in Alaska, contacted the Lomen Brothers Reindeer Company with an unprecedented proposal to establish a Canadian herd.

At that point, the reindeer industry began without haste. Jackson appealed to the federal government for funding and by four Indigenous Siberians came with a shipment of of reindeer to Port Clarence Alaska, where a reindeer station was built as well as herding instructional facilities.

In September ofCongress passed the Alaska Reindeer Act, which directed the Secretary of Interior to acquire all non-Native owned reindeer and equipment in Alaska and to establish a self-sustaining industry for the benefit of Alaska Eskimo and other Natives.

The reindeer industry has existed in Alaska since This industry has largely been concentrated on the Seward Peninsula, Alaska because suitable habitat has been available and caribou have. But for the rapidly growing Reindeer industry, the annual explosion of interest in domesticated Caribou is a double-edged butcher’s knife.

when travelers returning from Alaska put in. Progress 10/01/18 to 09/30/19 Outputs Target Audience:Worked closely with Alaska Native reindeer producers to develop a uniform reindeer slaughtering that may be used as a standard for a commercial reindeer meat industry in Alaska. The results of the project were presented at a number of meetings and conferences where producers, meat wholesale and retail businessman, and state agencies.

In order to promote food security, some researchers in Alaska have been developing cutting-edge management strategies and technologies for the reindeer industry. On Feb. 7 at 7 p.m., Greg Finstad will talk about reindeer and the potential for building an industry around farming the ungulate in Alaska.

Get this from a library. An inventory of the Lyman Brewster papers and photographs concerning the reindeer industry and life in Nome, Alaska, [Alaska Historical Library.] -- Brewster was General Reindeer Supervisor for the U.S.

Dept. of Interior and traveled throughout arctic Alaska. Reindeer are domestic cousins to caribou. There are ab reindeer in Alaska, and ab of those are on the Seward Peninsula. Reindeer are also found on Nunivak Island, St. Lawrence Island, the Pribilof Islands and some of the Aleutian Islands.

There is a tremendous demand for reindeer meat and great potential for the industry. The reindeer industry in Alaska went on to have a complicated history of public and private ownership, overstocking, and the involvement of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

The reindeer themselves flourished, reaching a population ofin the s. Alaskans continue to herd reindeer today, although there are only ab in herds now. Alaska Reindeer Service (ARS) was established for the benefit of the U.S. territory of Alaska by Congressional action on 3 March The ARS was an integral part of the educational system of northern and western Alaska.

The superintendent of education of Alaska Natives had general supervision of the work. The district superintendents in northern and western Alaska were supervisors. Book/Printed Material (Manitoba Expedition) whose purpose was to relocate reindeer and import over 70 Norwegian herders from Norway to Alaska in order to introduce reindeer Contributor: Sacarisen, Carl John - Sakariassen, Carl Johan.

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REINDEER (Historic Alaska Information) The reindeer industry of Alaska was established by the United States Government primarily to furnish a means of livelihood for the natives, to supply in a measure a food to replace game, seal, and walrus which were being rapidly depleted.

Number imported by the U. Government, – 1, ma reindeer in Alaska with ab on the Seward Peninsula. Collection of Data The information about the reindeer industry was collected during a fieldtrip to Alaska. The project visited Island and the indigenous corporation TDX has been very helpful in giving the information needed about the reindeer industry on the islands.

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Washington: Government Printing Office, First Edition. Half-Leather. Fair. 24 cm. 3 fold-out maps, 44 plates. Cloth hardcover. Plate opposite p. 14 and p. detached.

Hinges cracked internally. Some rubbing to covers. Map of Alaska is. The Reindeer Act of September 1,50 Stat. (25 U.S.C. n) authorizes and directs the Secretary of the Interior to organize and manage the reindeer industry or business in Alaska in such a manner as to establish and maintain a complete and self-sustaining economy for the Natives of Alaska, and to encourage and develop Alaska.

The Reindeer Industry Act of established a de facto Native Alaskan monopoly in the reindeer industry as a means of subsis­ tence that would allow Native Alaskans to remain self-sufficient and continue to practice their traditional customs.

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An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Reindeer in Alaska".Best Sellers Today's Deals Electronics Customer Service Books New Releases Home Computers Gift Ideas Gift Cards Sell All Books Children's Books School Books History Fiction Travel & Holiday Arts & Photography Mystery & Suspense Business & InvestingAuthor: Seymour Hadwen.The Seward Peninsula Since the first shipment of reindeer to Alaska inthe Alaskan reindeer industry has been concentrated on the Seward Peninsula (Wikipedia).Though reindeer are found throughout Alaska, notably on Nunivak Island, the Pribilof Islands, and some of the Aleutian Islands, a full two-thirds of the estima (RRP estimate) reindeer in the state are found on the.

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