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Alaska Natives utilize new corporate tool
Pioneer Alaskans swore that Alaska's economy would be destroyed if "the Natives" secured control of any lands in Alaska. However, they did not realize how practical and pragmatic Alaska... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story
What Rights to Land Have Alaska Natives
It is my good fortune to be asked to write a short piece on the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. My mother, Naungagiaq, would have been proud. She set me free to seek an education in... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story
ANCSA: an impossible challenge achieved
President Richard M. Nixon signed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) in 1971, exactly 230 years after Captain Vitus Bering's Second Kamchatka Expedition finally sighted land... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story