The community of Gambell continues to have a largely subsistence-based economy. Official unemployment rates in Western Alaska range as high as 20 percent, but functional unemployment is often three to four times higher.

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Western Alaska Community Development Association
717 K Street, Suite 101
Anchorage, Alaska 99501

Larry Cotter, WACDA Chairman
Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association
302 Gold Street, Suite 202
Juneau, Alaska 99801
(907) 586-0161