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Subsistence economy -- Alaska


Federal Subsistence Management Program

With an annual budget of more than $20 billion and a staff of more than 70,000, the Department of the Interior harbors a broad range of responsibilities, from operating the Bureau of Indian Affairs to overseeing the National Parks system. Tucked away in one corner of this federal behemoth is a fascinating program called the Federal Subsistence Management Program. As the page notes, the role of...