Tag Archives: fast

Former Green candidate for Alaska governor fasting for environment, abuse victims, Natives

Listen to the entire store on APRN.

A former Alaska Green Party candidate for Governor and longtime Native activist, is in her 18th day without food. Dessa Jacobson began fasting on February 8 and says she will not halt her fast until her three key demands are met.

Her demands include a company addressing mercury pollution, addressing the problem of domestic abuse in Alaska, and certain issues in the Native community. … Read more ...