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Filed Under: Environment | National
DOI approves offshore drilling bid opposed by Alaska Natives (05/12)
Royal Dutch Shell plans to drill for oil and gas in the Chukchi Sea, an area used by Alaska Natives for subsistence foods.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Incorporate Native knowledge into management (05/11)
Native ways of knowing don't always square with Western science, but they're rooted in millennia of culture and experience.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Mark Trahant: Alaska tribes eye role in wildlife management (05/11)
For too many years the state has spent significant resources litigating against a tribal say instead of listening.

Filed Under: Business | Law | Technology
Alaska Native corporation trying to recover $3.8M lost in fraud (05/07)
Afognak Native Corporation fell victim to a cyberfraud attack last month.

Filed Under: Law | National
BIA adds five names to police officer memorial in New Mexico (05/07)
Three officers from Alaska, one from Arizona and another in Michigan will be honored during the service.

Filed Under: Canada | National | World
Genetic research confirms Alaska homeland for Inupiat people (05/04)
The DNA of Inupiat and Inuit peoples in the U.S., Canada and Greenland traced back to villages on Alaska's North Slope.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Opinion: Take a modern approach to land-into-trust in Alaska (05/04)
Paranoia over Indian country belongs in the 19th century. Tribes and states all over our nation now work together effectively and Indian country is no longer a barrier.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion | Trust
Opinion: Deadline approaches in Alaska land-into-trust dispute (04/27)
If the village of Akiachak wins or the lawsuit is dropped, the Interior Department can begin processing applications from any of the 220-plus tribes in Alaska that may request their land be put into federal trust status.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Alaska to make changes to Indian Child Welfare Act procedures (04/16)
The state issued emergency regulations to make it easier for Native families and tribes to join child welfare cases.

Filed Under: Environment
National Park Service releases eight grants for NAGPRA efforts (04/15)
The grants were awarded to tribes in Alaska, California, Michigan and Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Millions of Native Americans wait on health care (04/15)
The best case for Medicaid expansion in Alaska is being delivered by Valerie Davidson.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics | Trust
Audio from House subcommittee's hearing on three tribal bills (04/14)
Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) plans to move quickly on the bills with or without the support of the Obama administration.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on three tribal bills (04/13)
Indian employment, trust reform and an Alaska Native land transfer are on the agenda for the House Subcommittee Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs at its first legislative hearing of the 114th Congress.

Filed Under: Politics
Key House panel to hold first legislative hearing of 114th Congress (04/09)
Indian employment, trust reform and an Alaska Native land transfer are on the agenda for the April 14 hearing.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Patricia Paul: Overcoming hardships and becoming a tribal judge (03/30)
As an individual who has experienced a tremendous loss in my life, I found that I can absorb the tragic stories of loss in the lives of others.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Alaska Natives look 10,000 years into the future (03/27)
What will Alaska look like in 10,000 years? Who will be here? What will they do?

Filed Under: Education | National | Technology
Lecture focuses on repatriation of tribal intellectual properties (03/25)
The Sam Noble Musuem in Oklahoma will host Trevor Reed, the director of the Hopi Music Repatriation Project, next week.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Alaska Native musher Chuck Schaeffer completes 2015 Iditarod (03/25)
Chuck Schaeffer, an Inupiaq Native, was about to tackle the 1,000 mile sled marathon to Nome for the first time in 24 years.

Filed Under: Health | National
Mary Pember: Alaska Native woman shares story to help others (03/24)
The Calricaraq team responds to village requests for help in addressing trauma in their communities.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Alaska requests more time to consider position in ICWA dispute (03/18)
The state's new leaders are still studying the case, which is being closely watched by tribes and the Department of Justice.

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