Izembek Caribou Subsistence Permit Lottery

Posted on: July 25th, 2012 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Community Window

The U. S. Fish and Wildlife is allowing for a permitted hunt of 20 caribou on Unit 9 D. By consensus of a meeting of the communities of Cold Bay, False Pass, King Cove, Nelson Lagoon, Sand Point each community will be allowed 4 caribou. The Qagan Tayagungin Tribe is coordinating a lottery for the Community of Sand Point’s 4 Permits. Anyone wishing to enter the lottery please contact the Qagan Tayagungin office at 907-383-5616 or QTTAdmin@arctic.net.

Entries must be received by 9:00 AM, July 26th!

All residents of Sand Point are eligible to enter this lottery. Individuals must be a resident of Alaska for minimum 1 year, and a resident of Sand Point for 30 days. Per our discussion at the meeting, we are asking that people who harvest a caribou share with some of the elders in the community.