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Revisiting the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA)

Land claims at the grass roots: 1966 letters and village newsletters from Willie Hensley's private collection

ANCSA Curricula - Teaching about the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act

Alaska Native Land Claims - book edited by Robert D. Arnold with various Alaskans. Posted with permission of the Alaska Native Foundation.

"What Rights To Land Have the Alaska Natives?: The Primary Issue" (in 8 parts) By William L. Hensley, May 1966 -- With a new May 2001 introduction by the author.

"What Rights To Land Have the Alaska Natives?: The Primary Issue" (in one html file) By William L. Hensley, May 1966 -- With a new May 2001 introduction by the author.

"What Rights To Land Have the Alaska Natives?: The Primary Issue" (in one 2MB pdf file) By William L. Hensley, May 1966 -- With a new May 2001 introduction by the author.

Why ANCSA for Elementary Students? Educational Curriculum

Alaskool's Native Governments Section

Northwest Arctic Borough School District's ANCSA Pages

"The Alaska Claims Settlement" - Comments by Janie Leask - From a panel discussion "The Objectives of Land Claims Settlements" during the International Conference "Towards Native Self-Reliance Renewal and Development" held in Vancouver, August 19-24, 1984. A biography of Ms. Leask is also available. Alaskool note: At the time these comments were delivered, Janie Leask was President of the Alaska Federation of Natives.

Indian Country: The Supreme Court Venetie Decision -- February 25, 1998

Opinion of the Court
Syllabus

ANCSA

United States Code ,TITLE 43 - PUBLIC LANDS, CHAPTER 33 - ALASKA NATIVE CLAIMS SETTLEMENT

Testimony

"The testimony recorded here are about the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act given prior to the passage of the legislation. This is historically important testimony. It provides the reader with a sense of what issues, concerns and hopes participants were aware of prior to the enactment of this legislation. The list of people giving testimony is a Who's Who of important Alaska Natives concerning ANCSA at the time." ...Paul Ongtooguk, Jan. 2000

Statements from: Alaska Native Land Claims Part II, "Hearings before the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-first Congress First Session on H.R. 13142, H.R. 10193, and H.R. 14212, Bills to Provide for the Settlement of Certain Land Claims of Alaska Natives, and for Other Purposes.

Newspaper Articles

Articles and Editorials

Historic References

 

Archival Materials

ANCSA files compiled by Vic Fisher in 1970's are located in Archives at UAA, Consortium Library

GNOSIS search of UA library system

Gnosis search: video

Gnosis search: tape collection

Internet Resources

Alaska Native Knowledge Network--Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act "This site contains background information related to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, as well as resources for incorporating ANCSA in the school curriculum. Anyone wishing to contribute to this site is encouraged to contact the coordinator of the Alaska Native Knowledge Network at (907) 474-5086, or send an e-mail message to fyankn@aurora.alaska.edu."

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