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BIA finalizes rule to add Alaska tribes to land-into-trust process (12/19)
After decades of being excluded, Alaska tribes will finally be treated the same as those in the lower 48.

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VAWA jurisdiction provision poses special issue for Alaska tribes (12/15)
The law recognizes tribal authority over non-Indians in Indian Country -- a term that's been in dispute in Alaska for decades.

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Land selections for two Alaska Native corporations in defense bill (12/08)
The 1,648-page defense bill includes land deals for Olgoonik Corporation and Sealaska.

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Opinion: Land-into-trust will help tribes in Alaska meet needs (07/17)
Professor says including Alaska tribes in the land-into-trust process will help them address economic and social needs.

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BIA extends public comments on land-into-trust rule for Alaska (07/01)
Comments are being accepted until July 31.

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Laura Waterman Wittstock: A tribute to journalist Tom Richards (05/19)
Alaska Native journalist covered the Alaska Native Land Claims Settlement Act.

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NCAI praises inclusion of Alaska tribes in land-into-trust process (05/02)
The National Congress of American Indians is praising the Obama administration for proposing a rule to include Alaska tribes in the land-into-trust process.

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BIA opens public comment on land-into-trust rule for Alaska (05/01)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is accepting public comments on a rule that would include Alaska tribes in the land-into-trust process.

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BIA proposes rule to include Alaska in land-into-trust process (04/30)
The Obama administration has unveiled a regulation to include Alaska tribes in the land-into-trust process.

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Mark Trahant: Alaska Natives wait far too long to get a fair shake (04/02)
The Katie John case is at an end. Or perhaps another beginning.

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House panel considers Alaska Native and Pueblo bills at markup (02/25)
The House Natural Resources Committee will hold a markup session this Thursday.

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Indian Law and Order Commission pushes for reform in Alaska (12/05)
The Indian Law and Order Commission met in Alaska on Wednesday and urged state officials to recognize tribal sovereignty in order to improve public safety in Native villages.

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Judge deletes Alaska exception in land-into-trust regulations (10/02)
A federal judge has made it in official -- the Bureau of Indian Affairs can no longer exclude Alaska Natives from the land-into-trust process.

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Audio from House subcommittee hearing on six Indian bills (07/23)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs held a hearing this afternoon on six Indian bills.

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Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on Indian bills (07/23)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs holds a legislative hearing this afternoon.

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Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee sets hearing (07/16)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs will hold a hearing next week on six bills.

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Audio from House subcommittee hearing on six Indian bills (05/16)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs held a lengthy hearing this afternoon on six bills that addressed land issues. H.R.623, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Land...

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Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on Indian bills (05/15)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs will take up six bills at a hearing on Thursday. The subcommittee will take testimony on: • H.R.623, To provide for...

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House Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee hearing (05/09)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs will hold a hearing next Thursday, May 16. The subcommittee will consider six bills. They are: • H.R.623, To provide for...

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Sen. Begich supports land-into-trust decision for Alaska tribes (04/23)
Alaska tribes should be treated equally in the land-into-trust process, Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) said in a press release. In a March 31 decision, Judge Rudolph Contreras said Alaska tribes...

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