Subsistence Advisory Committee

The subsistence way of life is a time-honored tradition that connects Alaska Native families and communities with the land, fish, and wildlife. To better understand subsistence priorities and needs along the proposed Ambler Access Project (AAP) corridor, the AAP is proud to announce the formation of the Subsistence Advisory Committee (SAC) Working Group.

The seven-member SAC Working Group is comprised of five Alaska Native Elders and two representatives from the two Alaska Native landowner regions along the approved route – NANA, Regional Corporation, Inc. (NANA) and Doyon, Limited (Doyon).


  • Fred Bifelt

Co-Chair, Huslia

  • Henry Horner


  • Larry Westlake, Sr.

Co-Chair, Kiana

  • Liz Cravalho


  • Wilmer Beetus


  • Jamie Marunde

Doyon, Limited

  • Nellie Greist





The Working Group is currently accepting applications to participate in the Subsistence Advisory Committee. To be considered, submit the completed Announcement for Committee Nominations Form to The application period closes November 12, 2021. For additional information about the formation of the Subsistence Advisory Committee, please contact us.

The members and policies of the AAP Subsistence Advisory Committee will be announced at the virtual Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Annual Convention in December 2021.