Cup'ig man of Nunivak Island    Edward S. Curtis Collection (Library of Congress)

ALASKA  2009   Fishery advocates swarmed visiting Obama officials to urge them to reinstate a ban on offshore oil and gas lease sites located in 6 million acres of the nation's "fish basket" -- Bristol Bay and the eastern Bering Sea.

SV TATOOSH POSITION 45* 44.044' N by 122* 51.695' W