Ronald Underwood

Ronald Underwood is a member of the Crooked Creek Tribal Council.

The Donlin Mine airstrip, with the camp at the far end, is seen from the air on Aug. 11. The mine site is in the hilly terrain near the southwestern Alaska's winding Kuskokwim River. (Photo by Yereth Rosen/Alaska Beacon)

Crooked Creek’s untold story of Donlin Gold

By: , , , and - May 8, 2023

The authors wrote this commentary jointly in their positions on the Crooked Creek Tribal Council. As the Tribal leaders of Crooked Creek, a small Kuskokwim River village dependent on the subsistence way of life, we pay close attention to any threats to our sovereignty, culture, traditional land, and food security. We have seen the depletion […]