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Filed Under: Politics
House Natural Resources Committee sets markup on tribal bills (09/17)
Five bills affecting taxation, tribal foster children, a land dispute, land-into-trust and an Alaska Native corporation are on the agenda.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
Audio: House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs (09/10)
Lawmakers took testimony on a tribal consultation bill and an Alaska Native land transfer.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
House subcommittes to hold hearings on tribal and Alaska bills (09/05)
Bills affect tribal consultation and land conveyances to Alaska Native corporations.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: It's past time for tribal leaders to govern the nation (09/01)
Indian Country has a number of really interesting candidates this cycle, folks who are running at all levels of government.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Michael Baines: Stop fighting land decision for Alaska Natives (08/18)
Michael Baines, the chairman of the Sitka Tribe, calls on college to drop appeal of a Bureau of Land Management decision that favors Sealaska.

Filed Under: Environment
KCAW: BLM supports Alaska Native corporation in land dispute (07/24)
Alaska Native regional corporation has been fighting for land since 1975.

Filed Under: Business | National | Politics
Sen. McCaskill seeks information about Alaska Native contracts (07/03)
Letter prompts harsh rebuke from Sen. Mark Begich of Alaska.

Filed Under: Law | National
DOI adopts rule to remove Native corporations from NAGPRA (06/12)
It's not clear why it took the Obama administration three years to finalize the rule.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Alaska Natives sue Interior Department to build road in refuge (06/05)
Secretary Sally Jewell rejected the road due to environmental concerns.

Filed Under: Business | Politics
Alaska Native corporations launch campaign to defend oil tax (05/30)
Issue will appear on the August 19 ballot.

Filed Under: Environment | National
EPA takes step that could block mine opposed by Alaska Natives (03/03)
The Environmental Protection Agency is taking steps to protect a salmon fishery in Alaska, a move that could spell the end of a huge mine opposed by Native villages and corporations.

Filed Under: Environment
KCAW: Native corporation vows supports for fishery lawsuit (02/12)
Sealaska, an Alaska Native regional corporation, promises legal and financial support for a lawsuit against the herring fishery.

Filed Under: Environment | National
EPA finds major risk in mine opposed by Alaska Natives (01/16)
The controversial Pebble Mine in Alaska poses a significant risk to salmon and the Alaska Native way of life, the Environmental Protection Agency said.

Filed Under: Business | Environment
Dam in Alaska sees delays due to Native land access issues (01/08)
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell (R) has cut funding for a $5 billion dam project due to trespass issues raised by Native corporations.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Secretary Jewell axes road project for Alaska Native village (01/03)
Just days before Christmas, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell killed a controversial road project that would benefit an Alaska Native village.

Filed Under: Business | Opinion
Column: Alaska Native corporations a boost to state's economy (10/21)
Columnist credits Alaska Native corporations with making a big impact on the state's economy.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ray Austin: Change needed for Alaska Federation of Natives (10/11)
Ray Austin says Alaska Federation of Natives needs to emphasize education and employment.

Filed Under: Health | National
Tribal members exempt from insurance mandate in health law (09/17)
Members of federally recognized tribes and shareholders in Alaska Native corporations are exempt from the health insurance mandate in the Affordable Care Act.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National
Firm pulls out of controversial mine opposed by Alaska Natives (09/17)
A firm that put $541 million into the controversial Pebble Mine in Alaska has withdrawn from the project.

Filed Under: Health
FAQ: Native Americans exempt from health insurance mandate (09/03)
American Indians and Alaska Natives who are eligible for care through the Indian Health Service are not required to purchase insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

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