United Tribes of Bristol Bay Endorse Representative Bryce Edgmon for Re-Election

  October 27, 2016Contact:Alannah Hurley, United Tribes of Bristol Bay, (907) 843-1633 or alannah@utbb.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:United Tribes of Bristol Bay Endorse Representative Bryce Edgmon for Re-ElectionDILLINGHAM, AK – Today the United Tribes of Bristol Bay (UTBB) formally endorsed Representative Bryce Edgmon(D) for re-election for House District 37.Robert Heyano, Chairman of UTBB, made the following statement:

“Bryce continues to be the leading voice in Juneau for protecting Bristol Bay. Bryce’s record proves he stands with our communities when it comes to stopping the Pebble Mine and ensuring the protection of our traditional way of life in addition to our sustainable fishing economy. Bryce has the proven experience and drive to be an effective advocate for our people in the Legislature.  He has our Tribes’ strongest support.”

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United Tribes of Bristol Bay is a tribal consortium working to protect the Yup’ik, Denai’na, and Alutiq way of life and the Bristol Bay watershed from large-scale mining. Learn more about our work at www.utbb.org

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