Herring Protectors

Sitka’s herring population, and the culture tied to it, are under threat

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Sitka, AK 99835
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About Us

We are an Indigenous-led grassroots collective in Sheet’ká Kwáan (Sitka, AK) that organizes to protect the herring that sustain us all. We stand for Tribal Sovereignty and in support of the Sitka Tribe of Alaska’s decades-long fight for conservative management of the herring. From sharing harvests to standing in protest, to hosting elders, crafting gifts, or mobilizing public testimony, Herring Protectors are anyone and everyone who advocate for the herring.

Education & Advocacy, Environment, Native Arts & Culture

Executive Director of Herring Protectors

Fighting for the Yaaw & Our Own Sovereignty

The Herring Protectors are hiring their first ever full-time Executive Director, who will steward relationships with the yaaw (the herring), our environment, and the community. The Herring Protectors…