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Things don't always change for the good, do they?
By Don Hoff Jr.


October 18, 2005

I remember cutting halibut cheeks and selling them for 25 cents a pound at New England Fish Company. Guess what? New England Fish Company kicked us kids off the docks and started cutting halibut cheeks themselves. Things don't always change for the good, do they? The Pulp Mill closed because the Federal Government wouldn't give them free timber exploit. The Pulp Mill closure was their decision.

As for the proposed bridge to Gravina Island via Pennock Island, if you want to sacrifice your Native graves for economic development that is your business and something you would have to live with if the Native graves are desecrated because of the construction of a bridge to nowhere. I am banking on Native Leadership to protect our Tribal gravesites on Pennock Island or anywhere.

I will continue to write and oppose any bridge to Pennock Island anyway. I still think the boondoggle bridge is a bad idea for all Alaskan Natives and the American Taxpayers.

Maybe Ketchikan, Alaska will always stay a small town and what is wrong with that? This is my own opinion.

Don Hoff Jr. aka Aan Kadax Tseen
Gaanaax adi Clan
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Taan ta Kwaan
Hixson, TN - USA

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