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NPFMC solicits nominations for tribal seat

Nominations are being accepted through Nov. 17 by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council for nominations from Alaska Native Tribes and/or tribal consortia for...

True story of Benny Benson comes to light after nearly a...

Nearly a century after young Benny Benson won a contest to design Alaska’s flag researchers led by a retired police detective with a passion for genealogy have brought to light the true story of the celebrated teenager.

The Cordova Times seeks new owner

Native Village of Eyak is looking for a new owner for The Cordova Times. The price? Free. Without a suitable candidate, the 108-year-old newspaper may cease to publish. The Tribal government in Cordova, Alaska, has owned the local weekly newspaper since April 2016.

Tribal council seeks reclaim of ancestral lands

Just south of Glennallen, Alaska, where the Tazlina River flows into the Copper River, there once stood a large Ahtna village called Tezdien Cae’e, which translates to “mouth of the swift-current river.”

Ahtna, state agree to 100-foot right-of-way

Ahtna Inc. has reached an agreement with the state of Alaska that there is a 100-foot right-of-way along the length of Brenwick-Craig Road west of Copper Center starting at the New Richardson Highway and extending to the end of the road at Klutina Lake.

Murkowski supports need to expand tribal jurisdiction

Sen. Lisa Murkowski is calling on Attorney General William Barr to work with her to address the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women...

Kuskokwim tribes object charges in area plan

Orutsaramiut Native Council, in coordination with other Yukon Kuskokwim tribal entities, is continuing its opposition to proposed area plan amendments, which would allow for...

Sitka Tribe considers options on sac roe herring fishery

Officials with the Sitka Tribe are considering their legal options after Superior Court Judge Daniel Schally denied their request for an injunction against the...

Amicus brief supports Indian Child Welfare Act

Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Don Young, both R-Alaska, have joined five congressional colleagues in their amicus curiae brief in an appeal to the...

Pollution prevention grant goes to Knik Tribe

A $118,860 federal grant will be awarded to the Knik Tribal Council, in Palmer, to partner with the Alaska Forum on the environment to...
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