WILDLIFE: For Native Alaskan artisans, fight over sea otters hinges on 2 words Jessica Estepa, E&E reporter Published: Monday, November 11, 2013 To Peggy Osterback, making things out of sea otter hides is simply tradition. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.