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Tara Sweeney Nominated: Would Be First Alaska Native Assistant Secretary For Indian Affairs

Tara Sweeney Nominated: Would Be First Alaska Native Assistant Secretary For Indian Affairs | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
As Indian Affairs leader, Tara Sweeney says her job would be to advocate for effective consultation and tribal self-determination.
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Warming Climate Disrupts Alaska

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Climate Change is not a myth it is really happening.
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Metlakatla Indian Community | index

Metlakatla Indian Community | index | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
The Metlakatla Indian Community (MIC) is located on Annette Islands, it is the only Indian Reserve in the State of Alaska. The Reserve is 20 miles south of Ketchikan, Alaska and typically reached by seaplane, boat or ferry. The economy of Metlakatla is principally tied to fishing, seafood processing, services, tourism and forest products.
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Metlakatla Indian Community in Alaska

Metlakatla Indian Community in Alaska | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Photos of native Alaskan Indian dancers, totem poles, and harbor views of the Metlakatla Indian Community in Alaska
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BLM Alaska Patents 340,000 acres to State of Alaska and Alaska Native Corporations

BLM Alaska Patents 340,000 acres to State of Alaska and Alaska Native Corporations | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
The Bureau of Land Management Alaska State Office recently signed patents on more than 340,000 acres fulfilling our responsibility to convey lands to the State of Alaska and Alaska Native
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Mark Trahant: It's time for a Native woman to serve in U.S. Congress

Mark Trahant: It's time for a Native woman to serve in U.S. Congress | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Indianz.Com - Your Internet Resource. Your American Indian and Native American news, information, and entertainment resource.
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Final Cobell Education Scholarship Fund Transfer Made; Totals $60 Million

Final Cobell Education Scholarship Fund Transfer Made; Totals $60 Million | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Published April 12, 2017 Contributions from Tribal Land Buy-Back Program help fund educational opportunities for American Indian and Alaska Native students WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interi…
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The New Deal for Tribes: Resource Extraction & Toxic Waste (Minus the Jobs)

The New Deal for Tribes: Resource Extraction & Toxic Waste (Minus the Jobs) | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Guest Commentary Published April 13, 2017 Mark Trahant / Trahant Reports A couple of years ago a tribal leader showed me an abandoned lumber mill near the village of Tyonek, Alaska. The company pro…
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Alaska canoe makes a statement at high-profile protest of Dakota Access pipeline

Whether in the water or on the highways, an Alaska canoe is carrying a powerful message.
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Terrance H. Booth, Sr. on about.me

Terrance H. Booth, Sr. on about.me | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
View Terrance H. Booth, Sr. on about.me, your personal page with a purpose. Terrance H. Booth, Sr. uses about.me to show people what matters most to them.
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Tsimshian Dancers, Metlakatla Native Reserve

Tsimshian Dancers, Metlakatla Native Reserve | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Metlakatla is home to the only native reserve in the state of Alaska. It is located on Annette Island in the most Southern part of S.E. Alaska. Members of the Tsimshian tribe originally traveled over by canoe from their home in British Columbia in 1887. Seeking religious freedom, they were following William Duncan, a missionary with the Church of England. Today the community of Metlakatla is a unique and welcoming place to witness the rich Tsimshian cultural heritage.
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‘Don’t Let the Corporation Steal Our Land!’ Tlingit Elder Opposes Alaska Native Landless Bill

‘Don’t Let the Corporation Steal Our Land!’ Tlingit Elder Opposes Alaska Native Landless Bill | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
John Martin Sr, a Tlingit elder, opposes the Unrecognized Southeast Alaska Native Communities Recognition and Compensation Act.
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Report: Health problems could arise as Alaska warms

Report: Health problems could arise as Alaska warms | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Climate change in Alaska has the potential to create serious physical and mental health problems for Alaskans.
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A tale of two Metlakatlas: Part 2 - KRBD

A tale of two Metlakatlas: Part 2 - KRBD | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Metlakatla, Alaska, was founded 129 years ago by a group of Tsimshian Natives who canoed up from the original Metlakatla in British Columbia to settle on Annette Island, a short boat ride south of Ketchikan.
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UAA program aims to get more Alaska Natives interested in nursing

UAA program aims to get more Alaska Natives interested in nursing | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Students from around Alaska are in Anchorage for a hands-on nursing program to learn what it takes to be in the medical field.
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I urge MPs to take a deep breath: don’t rush the Native Title Act amendment | Tony McAvoy

I urge MPs to take a deep breath: don’t rush the Native Title Act amendment | Tony McAvoy | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Native title law is complicated but it’s worth trying to understand because the amendment currently before parliament will affect the property rights of Indigenous people all over Australia
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Trump's Order Silences Alaskan Native Voices - Native American Rights Fund

Trump's Order Silences Alaskan Native Voices - Native American Rights Fund | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
NARF’s client, the Bering Sea Elders Group, released the following statement in response to today’s Executive Order. Bering Sea Elders Group Condemns President Trump’s Revocation of Critical Bering Sea Executive Order, as Alaska Delegation Stands By April 28, 2017 — Today President Trump, flanked by Alaska Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan and Representativ
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Cherokee Nation Gives More Than $14K to Kansas Public Schools

Cherokee Nation Gives More Than $14K to Kansas Public Schools | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Published April 13, 2017 TAHLEQUAH — The Cherokee Nation donated $14,000 to Kansas Public Schools in Delaware County to help with the construction of an indoor hitting facility for the school’s bas…
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Alaska canoe makes a statement at high-profile protest of Dakota Access pipeline

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Click here to support Git Leeksa Aks by Brenda Byrd

Click here to support Git Leeksa Aks  by Brenda Byrd | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Git Leeksa Aks by Brenda Byrd - We are the People of the Rising Tide.  Git Leeksa Aks.  We are raising funds to represent our community not only at Celebration 2016 but other events that will happen throughout the summer and fall.  We are blessed to have such wonderful support in our community, and would like to extend ou
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Native Visionary Daystar Rosalie Jones Receives IAIA Lifetime Achievement Award

Native Visionary Daystar Rosalie Jones Receives IAIA Lifetime Achievement Award | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Daystar Rosalie Jones—dancer, choreographer, educator, author, change agent, honoree—received the first Lifetime Achievement Award from IAIA April 11.
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Click here to support Brenda's Residency Trip by Brenda Byrd

Click here to support Brenda's Residency Trip  by Brenda Byrd | Alaska Natives | Scoop.it
Brenda's Residency Trip by Brenda Byrd - Gugwelksm Nee£ diwaayu. Metlakatla Di wil waatku. Gisbutwada di pteegu.  I am Brenda Byrd.  I am from and still live in Metlakatla, Alaska. I am married with three children and work full time as a behavioral health aide. My family has been so supportive of my education. I am working on m
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