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Total loan: $5,000

David

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Homer, AK, United States / Food

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A loan helped launch fish distribution in the SF Bay Area and raise seed capital to buy fish & equipment.


David's story

I grew up set netting in Cook Inlet across from Anchorage at a family fish camp in Beluga. I am a third generation Alaska Native college graduate, and a founding member of the Alaska Native Oratory Society (AkNOS). At Fort Lewis College, I developed a student constructed major, titled: Native Nation Building – Sustainable Community Development. I went on to study sustainable energy systems and policy at RES | the School for Renewable Energy Sciences in Iceland. I have participated in the United Nations Earth Summit on Sustainable Development: representing civil society by speaking at the Energy Day event of the RIO+20 Summit. My brother Robert and I are developing the First Alaskans Network: a collaborative network for advancing Alaska’s First Peoples www.firstalaskans.net.