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 By Shane Lasley    News
Teck’s Red Dog zinc mine in Northwest Alaska during the winter.

Red Dog generates strong Q1 revenues

With zinc prices on the rise and strong production of the galvanizing metal, the Red Dog Mine in Northwest Alaska generated strong profits for Teck Resources Ltd. and revenues for NANA... — Updated 7/27/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Drill tests a gold zone near Pogo Mine in Alaska’s Goodpaster Mining District.

Doyon upping its stake in Tectonic Metals

Doyon Ltd., the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act regional corporation for Interior Alaska, is strengthening its partnership with Tectonic Metals Inc. with another investment into the... — Updated 6/2/2022

 
A view of the Red Dog mining camp that is the largest provider to ANCSA corps.

Alaska Mining Day – a historic crossroad

May 10, 2022, celebrates the ninth annual Alaska Mining Day. Established in 2013, Alaska Mining Day was created through legislation sponsored by Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, "to... — Updated 5/12/2022 Full story

 
 By Chuck Kopp    Editorial
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A strong America needs Alaska minerals

Since World War II there may not be a more urgent time to produce Alaska's rich mineral resources. Our nation's immediate defense needs and commitment to clean energy all require a... — Updated 5/5/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Alaska Native elder at Kinross Alaska at Doyon's Troth Yeddha donation ceremony.

Kinross backs Indigenous Studies Center

Kinross Alaska has donated $1 million to support the Troth Yeddha' Indigenous Studies Center, a 34,000-square-foot facility to be built on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus that w... — Updated 4/28/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Felix Gold Millrock Resources Fairbanks Mining District project generator 2022

Busy 2022 on Millrock's Alaska projects

From an expected multimillion-dollar exploration program on the hardrock sources of the placer gold discovered by Felix Pedro in the Fairbanks Mining District 120 years ago to... — Updated 3/4/2022

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
UKMP Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects Biden Administration energy plan domestic

Ambler roadblock defies Biden energy plan

In a move criticized by a wide swath of Alaska policymakers and trade organizations, the Biden administration has filed a motion to reverse the federal authorizations for a proposed... — Updated 3/4/2022

 
 By J. P. Tangen    Opinion
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Imagine a jigsaw puzzle without edges

In today's topsy-turvy world, perhaps the question we all should be asking is, in the unforgettable opening words of Admiral James Stockdale during the 1992 Vice Presidential debate,... — Updated 3/4/2022 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Ambler Mining District UKMP Arctic AIDEA road NANA Upper Kobuk Mineral Projects

Making the Ambler District connection

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority and Ambler Metals LLC have agreed to equally fund $30.8 million for a 2022 field program to advance the Ambler Access Project, a... — Updated 2/24/2022

 
Red Dog zinc mine Alaska British Columbia Canada map Galore Creek Schaft

Red Dog a premium zinc district for Teck

While much of Teck Resources Ltd.'s investment and focus during 2021 was on the implementation of its long-term sustainability strategy, the British Columbia-based miner continued to... — Updated 1/26/2022 Full story

 
NANA Regional Corporation ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act magazine

NANA embraces two worlds with one spirit

The Red Dog Mine has been a gamechanger for the more than 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders of NANA Corp., the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) regional corporation that owns the... — Updated 1/13/2022 Full story

 
Alaska Native Claims Data Mine North ANCSA Section 7(i) mining economy

A miner's guide to Alaska Native Claims

Alaska boasts what many consider the most successful aboriginal land claims settlement on Earth – a solution that has not only turned out to be a cultural success but a brilliant... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
Chugach Alaska Corporation ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 50th

Chugach Alaska seeks sustainable growth

Covering a roughly 450-mile stretch of postcard-worthy Gulf of Alaska coastline where glacier-carved fjords and bays teeming with fish, birds, and marine mammals are framed by dense... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
Cook Inlet Region CIRI ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 50 anniversary

CIRI real estate extends beyond Tikahtnu

With more than half of Alaska's entire population living within its region, Cook Inlet Region Inc., more commonly known as CIRI, is the most metropolitan of the 12 landholding Alaska... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
Doyon ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 50th anniversary Data Mine North

Partnerships unlock golden Doyon potential

It is hard to quantify which is more impressive, the sheer size of the estate owned by Doyon Ltd. or the rich and underexplored mineral potential on the lands owned by the Alaska Native... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
Sealaska ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Data Mine North magazine

Sealaska strives to build a better future

Seeking economic and cultural prosperity for its more than 23,000 Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian shareholders while also looking to provide even greater benefits for future generations,... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
Willie Hensley ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Data Mine North history

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

 
Ahtna Regional Corporation ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act traditions

Ahtna region lies at Alaskan crossroads

As an Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act regional corporation that is balancing traditional values with economic opportunities across a 26-million-acre picturesque and resource-rich... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
ASRC Regional Corporation ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act petroleum

More than oil across Arctic Slope region

Vast petroleum reserves underlying what is now the Arctic Slope Regional Corp. (ASRC) region, and the need to build a pipeline to deliver this oil to an ice-free port 800 miles to the... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
BSNC Bering Straits Native Corporation ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act

Bering Straits lies on the edge of tomorrow

Home of the famed golden beaches of Nome that has captured the imagination of millions over the past 120 years, the Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) region covers the Seward... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
Bristol Bay Native Corporation BBNC ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act

"Fish First" guides BBNC resource policy

The Bristol Bay region is home to two resources that beyond a doubt earn the moniker "world-class" – an annual run of sockeye salmon that is second to none and Pebble, the largest undev... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
Calista Corporation Donlin Gold ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act mining

A golden opportunity for Calista region

Calista Corp. and its more than 33,000 Yup'ik, Cup'ik, and Athabascan shareholders are on the cusp of realizing the benefits that will come with the sustainable development of a mine at... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
Alaska Natives Claims Settlement Act ANCSA Data Mine North magazine Section 7(i)

Sharing the hunt with ANCSA Section 7(i)

From the wide distribution of the massive resources provided by a bowhead whale harvested in the icy waters of the Beaufort Sea to sharing the catch from successful fishing in the Gulf... — Updated 1/6/2022 Full story

 
Willie Hensley ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act UAA Data Mine North

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

 
Willie Hensley ANCSA Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Data Mine North history

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

 

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