Hunting and Fishing Rights

Legal Information

This area of the website contains resources relating to the subsistence rights of Native Alaskans.

Click here for court information and court forms. 

  • Alaska Department of Fish and Game Regulations

    Need to locate what the regulations are about taking game for a potlatch, a religious ceremony, or even what is required to possess live game? You can locate these regulations here. Content Detail

    Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game
  • AS 16.05.258 (Subsistence use and allocation of fish and game)

    Want to know what the Alaska Statutes say about subsistence use and allocation of fish and game in Alaska? This statute states the responsibilities of the Board of Fisheries and the Board of Game with respect to this subject matter. Content Detail

  • Native American Rights Fund

    The Native American Rights Fund is a non-profit law firm that is dedicated to asserting and defending the rights of Indian tribes, organizations and individuals nationwide. It focuses on the following areas: the preservation of tribal existence; the protection of tribal natural resources; the promotion of Native American human rights; the accountability of governments to Native Americans; and the development of Indian law and educating the public about Indian rights, laws, and issues. Check out their website to see the important work they do. Includes a link to the National Indial Law Library, through whose website you can stay current with the latest developments of Native American Law. Content Detail

    Native American Rights Fund
  • Subsistence Hunting and Trapping

    State subsistence hunting and trapping is managed by the Department of Fish and Game. Here you can locate the regulations for subsistence licenses, permits, and the cultural uses of game under state and federal laws. Content Detail

    Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game