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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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APRN: NARF attorney discusses decision in land-into-trust case (04/09)
Alaska Public Radio Network speaks to Native American Rights Fund attorney Heather Kendall Miller about historic ruling in land-into-trust case: A D.C. district court decision quietly released on Easter Sunday,...

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Decision in Alaska case could reopen land-into-trust regulation (04/05)
A court decision could force the Bureau of Indian Affairs to reopen its land-into-trust regulation. The last major changes to 25 CFR Part 151 were developed during the Clinton administration....

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NARF calls land-into-trust case a victory for all Alaska tribes (04/03)
A ruling from a federal judge in Washington, D.C., is a victory for all Alaska tribes, the Native American Rights Fund said on Tuesday. In a March 31 decision, Judge...

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Judge concludes Alaska tribes can follow land-into-trust process (04/01)
Tribes in Alaska can follow the land-into-trust process, a federal judge has determined. The Bureau of Indian Affairs has long excluded Alaska tribes from its land-into-trust regulations. Numerous administrations argued...

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