Kotzebue, Alaska – NANA extends our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Eugene “Buzzy” Peltola, Jr.
“The NANA family is saddened by the unexpected passing of our friend Buzzy,” said John Lincoln, NANA president and CEO. “Buzzy is known throughout northwest Alaska after living and raising his family here for over a decade. Buzzy was family to many in the region, and his passing is felt deeply. His generosity and warm spirit will not be forgotten, nor will his dedication to advancing Alaska Native co-management and protecting our subsistence way of life. Rep. Mary Peltola and the entire Peltola family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”