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Alaska Native Leadership

The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act that created twelve regional Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs) and encouraged numerous tribal corporations was the beginning of a journey of socioeconomic independence that is still underway today. It is quite remarkable and heartening to see the success of these Alaska corporations given the relatively short amount of time they have been in existence and the struggles they have endured. Some have benefitted from the Small Business Administration’s 8a Business Development Program (no bid government contracting).

The Continuing Evolution of Arctic Policy

The Continuing Evolution of Arctic Policy

More than three decades ago—before the Arctic became a much talked about, much analyzed, and much sought after region on this planet—Eben Hopson, an Iñupiat leader from Alaska’s North Slope, observed: “The United States has no Arctic policy, as such.”

Seashares

Seashares

For more than twenty years now, an obscure federal program has been generating extraordinary wealth for Western Alaska, a remote and sparsely populated region not known for economic prosperity.

Alaska Native Aviators

Alaska Native Aviators

With nearly 250 state-owned airports and countless private airstrips in the state, most of them providing access to villages far from any road system, it only makes sense that Alaska Natives—many of whom grow up with more exposure to airplanes than other popular modes of transportation—would make up a portion of the aviation industry that reflects this consistent exposure. However, education opportunities for people in the Bush are few and far between.

ASRC Statement on Barrow Fire

Native Groups Plan to Challenge Federal Overreach by Filing Lawsuit Over Bearded Seal ‘Threatened’ Listing

Federal Government Ignores Concerns of Alaska Native Community

Kendrick Lamar, James Harden And MTV's Sway To Reward And Inspire "Graduate For Mas(TM)" Teens In Bethel, Alaska

Alaska Native Arts Foundation: August 2013 Newsletter

AIT Recognized as Champion for Tribal Enrollment & Financial Management Solutions

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