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Published by For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., Washington in Anchorage, Alaska .
Written in English


  • Indians of North America -- Alaska.,
  • Natural resources -- Alaska.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 565 p.
Number of Pages565
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14539943M

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out of 5 stars Natives and the Land: Almost as Big as Alaska Reviewed in the United States on July 6, A massive compendium from authored by the Federal Field Committee for Development Planning in Alaska, which is just about the 5/5(3). This bibliography of books by Alaska Native authors accompanies a display at the Alaska State Library, in the Andrew P. Kashevaroff Building, to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day and Alaska Book Week. As such, it's not comprehensive. It's generally limited to titles available in our circulating : Freya Anderson. "Whatever the future holds, assuredly there will be change, brought about by passage of the Alaska Native Land Claims Act."-- Emil Notti, as President of the Alaska Native Foundation, in the Foreword to the edition of Alaska Native Land Claims. Yuuyaraq: The Way of the Human Being by Harold Napoleon outlines the initial effects and continuing impact of the epidemics that afflicted Alaska Natives from the s through the s. Napoleon’s premise is that this death on a massive scale wiped out the culture-bearers and left psychological and spiritual scars that continue today.

Donald Craig Mitchell is a former vice president and general counsel of the Alaska Federation of Natives, organized by Alaska Natives in to fight for their historic land claims settlement. In private practice since , he has been intimately involved, both before Congress and in the courts, in the development and implementation of. Pursuant to the Native land claims within Alaska, this compilation of background data and interpretive materials relevant to a fair resolution of the Alaska Native problem seeks to record data and information on the Native peoples; the land and resources of Alaska and their uses by the people in the past and present; land ownership; and future needs of the Native peoples, Author: Robert D. Arnold. Alaska Natives and the Land Paperback – Illustrated, by Joseph H. FitzGearld (Author), By Author (Introduction) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(3). Alaska Natives or Alaskan Natives are indigenous peoples of Alaska, United States and include: Iñupiat, Yupik, Aleut, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, and a number of Northern Athabaskan cultures. They are often defined by their language groups. Many Alaska Natives are enrolled in federally recognized Alaska Native tribal entities, who in turn belong to 13 Alaska Native .

The settlement established Alaska Native claims to the land by transferring titles to twelve Alaska Native regional corporations and over local village corporations. A thirteenth regional corporation was later created for Alaska Natives who no longer resided in Alaska. The act is codified as 43 U.S.C. et seq. 2 Effect of land conveyances. Books shelved as alaska-native-and-nunavut: Ancient Land: Sacred Whale by Tom Lowenstein, The People of the Polar North: A Record by Knud Rasmussen, Eski.   Sold American: The Story of Alaska Natives and Their Land, is an enlightening book. Very forthrightly told from the vantage point of someone who understands and can unpack the legaleze and political gaming of the characters who were involved in the Russian era, as well as later in the territorial era, and the effort toward statehood/5. Companion book, Windows to the Land, An Alaska Native Story, Volume One: Alaska Native Land Claims Trailblazers, is the voice of those whose fire in the belly led to today’s Tanana Chiefs Conference, the formation of the Alaska Federation of Natives, and to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA).