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Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Mark Trahant: Native village secures return of ancestral territory (05/26)
The return of ancestral territory to an Alaska Native village is historic because the idea of tribal lands in Alaska is growing in both importance and inevitability.

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
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's unfinished business is tribal sovereignty (02/20)
Do Alaska Native tribes posses sovereignty? A simple question. And, in Indian Country, the answer is usually a quick 'yes.'

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
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.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Opinion
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.

Filed Under: National | Trust
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.

Filed Under: National | Trust
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.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
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.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
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.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion | Politics
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.

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

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
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.

Filed Under: Politics
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.

Filed Under: Politics
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.

Filed Under: Politics
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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