WCA will work on two-year study of seafood consumption

The Wrangell Cooperative Association will assist with a two-year research project into seafood consumption rates, intended to help state officials understand the importance of clean water and healthy seafood for the community’s Indigenous population.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs’ Tribal Climate Resilience Program has approved a $130,000 grant to the Southeast Alaska Indigenous Transboundary Commission, which will administer the program and work with WCA.

The project will include a survey of current and past seafood consumption and its importance to people’s diets, said Esther Ashton, the WCA t...


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