Tag: Natives

Sweeney sworn in for top BIA post

Tara Mac Lean Sweeney, an Inupiat businesswoman who most recently served as executive vice president of external affairs with Arctic Slope Regional Corp., has...

Native American activist Dennis Banks dies at age 80

Dennis Banks, who helped found the American Indian Movement and engaged in sometimes-violent uprisings against the U.S. government, including the armed occupation of Wounded...

AG says Alaska’s tribes have legal sovereignty

ANCHORAGE — The state's top lawyer released a legal opinion Friday saying that, despite some misconceptions, Alaska Native tribes have sovereignty and legally exist...

Alaska Natives, conservation groups want investigation of BC mines

A new effort to get the International Joint Commission involved in investigating the potential adverse impact of hard rock mines in British Columbia on...

Alaskans travel to Standing Rock in opposition to pipeline

By Amanda FrankKUAC - FairbanksA delegation, made up of indigenous women from across Alaska, is at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota...
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