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History | Alaska Federation of Natives

Posted: (5 days ago) History In October 1966, more than 400 Alaska Natives representing 17 Native organizations gathered for a three-day conference to address Alaska Native aboriginal land rights. A statewide organization was formed, with non-profit articles of incorporation for The Alaska Federation of Natives signed in early 1967.

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Alaska Natives - Wikipedia

Posted: (5 days ago) The modern history of Alaskan natives begins with the arrival of Europeans. Unusual for North America, it was the Russians coming from Siberia in the eighteenth century, who were the first to make contact.

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Alaska Natives, Alaska Kids' Corner, State of Alaska

Posted: (5 days ago) Anthropologists believe that today's Alaska Natives originated in Asia, either crossing over the Bering land bridge from Siberia or traveling by watercraft along the shorelines.

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History of Alaska Indians - Native Indian Tribes

Posted: (1 months ago) Aleut Man and Woman. Names of the Alaska Indian Tribes Alaska is a state in northwestern North America. There are many famous Native American tribes who played a part in the history of the state and whose tribal territories and homelands are located in the present day state of Alaska.

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Alaska Native Facts | Alaska Natives | University of ...

Posted: (5 days ago) Alaska Natives, as well as American Indians, are members of "domestic dependent nations" with dual citizenship - both tribal and federal. "Alaska Native" is a designation that only exists primarily because of the 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANSCA). Prior to this, people did not use this language to describe themselves

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Alaska's History | Alaska Centers

Posted: (5 days ago) Alaska's History 15,000 - 4,000 Before Present Western science asserts the first people came to Alaska about 15,000 years ago following herd animals across the Bering Land Bridge. The Amerind migration group continued south to populate all of the Americas.

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History of the Alaska Native Plant Society – Alaska Native ...

Posted: (7 days ago) January 2014: Alaska Native Plant Society co-founder Verna Pratt was inducted into the Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame!Congratulations Verna and endless thanks.. In early 1982, a group of 35 native plant enthusiasts met and discussed forming an Alaska Native Plant Society. By March, the Constitution and By-Laws were drawn up and spring meetings and summer field trips were planned.

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There Are Two Versions of the Story of How the U.S ...

Posted: (6 days ago) A result of this clause was that in 1971 President Richard Nixon ceded 44 million acres of federal land, along with $1 billion, to Alaska’s native populations, which numbered around 75,000 at ...

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Afognak – History

Posted: (8 days ago) The Alutiiq people are the indigenous people of the Kodiak Island Archipelago. They have inhabited their traditional lands for more than 7,500 years. Afognak Native Corporation represents over 1,000 Native Shareholders, who are descended specifically from the Village of Afognak, on Afognak Island, in the northern part of the Archipelago.

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History and Culture of Alaska Natives – Group Project ...

Posted: (22 days ago) Students examine historical impacts of government policies on Alaska Native cultures and communities, and celebrate the incredible resilience of Alaska’s “original inhabitants. Daisy Greer (Early Honors) and Amanda Sasieta (Education) were very moved by Frontline’s video, “Silence,” which is about the impacts of sexual abuse by a ...

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Alaskan Native Cultures - Alaska Natives

Posted: (5 days ago) There are three types of Alaskan Natives with different ethnic, cultural and linquistic history. They are Indian, Eskimo and Aleut. The terms “Inuit” and “Native American” are sometimes used in place of “Eskimo.” In Alaska, Eskimo and Indian are not generally considered derogatory terms.

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Brief Introduction to the History of Alaska Native Education

Posted: (5 days ago) The coming of citizenship for Alaska Natives, in 1924, under the Indian Citizenship Act, Alaska Native participation in World War II, and the eventual coming of statehood did not bring any sense of responsibility by the state for the education of all the children

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Alaska Early History: Alaska First Inhabitants

Posted: (5 days ago) Alaska First Early Inhabitants Timeline. 35,000 - 10,000 years ago - The Glacial Period During the last Ice Age, Alaska was covered by glacial ice. What is now the Bering Sea, separating Siberia from Alaska, was a wide and ice-free plain across which ancestral American Indians moved to North America, and then down the Pacific coast to the areas south of the ice sheets.

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History - Alaska Native Heritage Center

Posted: (6 days ago) History. The Alaska Native Heritage Center (ANHC) was created by a unanimous vote of the Alaska Federation of Natives in 1987, which called for the establishment of a statewide Alaska Native culture center. Two years later, ANHC was officially an incorporated 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and with the help and support of committed community ...

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A Brief History of Alaska - Local Histories

Posted: (5 days ago) The first human beings arrived in Alaska about 13,000 BC. At that time Alaska was part of a land bridge that extended across to Siberia. People followed the herds of animals they hunted. Europeans arrived in the area in the 18th century.

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Alaska - History | Britannica

Posted: (4 days ago) Early history People have inhabited Alaska since 10,000 bce. At that time a land bridge extended from Siberia to eastern Alaska, and migrants followed herds of animals across it. Of these migrant groups, the Athabaskans, Aleuts, Inuit, Yupik, Tlingit, and Haida remain in Alaska.

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The Alaska Native Sisterhood is established - Timeline ...

Posted: (8 days ago) 1915: The Alaska Native Sisterhood is established. Following the formation of the Alaska Native Brotherhood in 1912, Alaska Native women meet in the Tlingit village of Haines, Alaska, to organize the Alaska Native Sisterhood. Most of the members are graduates of the Sheldon Jackson Junior College.

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History of Alaska - Wikipedia

Posted: (4 days ago) The history of Alaska dates back to the Upper Paleolithic period (around 14,000 BC), when foraging groups crossed the Bering land bridge into what is now western Alaska. At the time of European contact by the Russian explorers, the area was populated by Alaska Native groups.

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Alaska State History for Kids - Ducksters

Posted: (4 days ago) 1867 - Alaska is purchased from Russia by the United States for $7,200,000. 1872 - Gold is discovered in Alaska. 1897 - The Klondike Gold Rush begins. People rush to Alaska in hopes of striking it rich. 1900 - Juneau becomes the capital of Alaska. 1912 - Alaska becomes a U.S. territory. 1942 - Two of the Aleutian Islands are captured by Japan.

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History of Alaska Native Education

Posted: (9 days ago) history of alaska native Education. Alaskan Eskimo Education: A Film Analysis of Cultural Confrontation in the Schools John Collier, Jr. - 1973 Excerpt: "This is a study of the educational process where the teacher and the student represent different communities. The settings for the study range from schools in isolated Alaskan villages ...

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Alaska Native Languages Introduction and History | Alaska ...

Posted: (7 days ago) Alaska Native Language History Alaska Native languages are the indigenous languages of this land and have been spoken in Alaska for tens of thousands of years. They have changed over time and been influenced by other Native and non-Native languages as speakers came into contact with one another.

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Alaska Natives Peoples Native Indians Eskimos

Posted: (5 days ago) Alaska Natives History before Statehood: In the early spring of 1942, when the Army Corps of Engineers arrived to begin building the Alaska Highway , Alaska’s population was approximately 73,000. About half of those residents were Native Alaskans, members of indigenous groups who inhabited Alaska before it was colonized by Russia.

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Alaska Native corporation - Wikipedia

Posted: (5 days ago) The Alaska Native Regional Corporations were established in 1971 when the United States Congress passed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) which settled land and financial claims made by the Alaska Natives and provided for the establishment of 13 regional corporations to administer those claims.

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History of Alaska Native education - KTOO

Posted: (1 months ago) Scott Burton hosts on Monday, September 14, 2020. On Monday’s show, we’ll get a preview of SHI’s Tuesday talk on the history of alaska native education.

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Russians settle Alaska - HISTORY

Posted: (4 days ago) The European discovery of Alaska came in 1741, when a Russian expedition led by Danish navigator Vitus Bering sighted the Alaskan mainland. Russian hunters were soon making incursions into Alaska ...

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PBS - Harriman: Alaska Native Communities

Posted: (12 days ago) At the time of contact with Russian explorers in the mid-18th century, Alaska was occupied by approximately 80,000 indigenous people. The phrase "time of contact" means the earliest time when a...

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A History of Schooling for Alaska Native People

Posted: (5 days ago) The history of alaska native education is not the same as the history of American Indian education, and the differences are significant. In this article, I document some of the most significant historical events and trends that have shaped the policies and practices of education in Alaskaãespecially those that have most directly impacted ...

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History – Fairbanks Native Association

Posted: (5 days ago) On January 25, 1967, Fairbanks Native Association was incorporated as a nonprofit under the laws of the State of Alaska, naming a five member board of Ralph Perdue, Morris Thompson, Margie Wright, John Sackett and Max Huhndorf. Today, FNA has a nine member board and an elder adviser, whom are elected by our Alaska Native/American Indian ...

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About the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act - ANCSA ...

Posted: (4 days ago) Introduction The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (ANCSA) was a new approach by Congress to federal Indian policy. ANCSA extinguished aboriginal land title in Alaska. It divided the state into twelve distinct regions and mandated the creation of twelve private, for-profit Alaska Native regional corporations and over 200 private, for-profit Alaska Native village […]

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Alaska Native Culture - Alaska (U.S. National Park Service)

Posted: (3 months ago) Subsistence lifestyles and native customs still thrive in many parks and communities. Traditional ecological knowledge and native place names give us a deeper understanding of the science, history, and beauty of our national parks. Discover Alaska Native culture, past and present, in the articles below.

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Alaska Native Music and Dance in Culture and Education

Posted: (5 days ago) After contact with western civilization (late eighteenth century to present) Alaska Native music and dance traditions struggled to survive the cultural shift that ensued. Developments such as trading posts, Christian missionaries, western education and western government had far reaching effects on Alaska Native culture.

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CULTURE & HISTORY RESOURCES | Sealaska Heritage

Posted: (6 days ago) Thus as of 2010, available census records for Alaska are for the years of 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, and 1940. For researches interested in information on Alaska Native birth, death, and marriage records, in some instances these can be found at the Alaska State Archives, which contains official state records of Alaska. This repository ...

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Alaska Native Peoples | Alaska Native Tribes | Cultural Tours

Posted: (6 days ago) There are many opportunities to experience it all – Alaska Native culture and history is vibrant, living and woven into every region of the state. Many museums and community cultural centers have rich displays of Alaska Native content, and there are also annual cultural events and tours led by Alaska Native people who are proud to tell the ...

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Alaska Native Peoples | Alaska Federation of Natives

Posted: (4 days ago) According to the 2014 Census update, 18% of Alaska’s general population is American Indian or Alaska Native – the highest rate for this racial group of any state. Alaska’s largest city, Anchorage, has the greatest proportion of Native peoples among places with over 100,000 residents, at 12%.

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Historical Trauma - Geriatrics

Posted: (5 days ago) The missionary era in Alaska is also central to the occurrence of historical trauma of Alaska Native people. Alaska became part of the United States in 1867 with the missionary effort beginning in the 1870s. Alaska Native culture was further eroded by the well-intentioned but ill-conceived actions of the missionaries (Hinkley, 1961; Stewart, 1908).

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History | Alaska Native Studies and Rural Development

Posted: (4 months ago) History. The Department of Alaska Native Studies and Rural Development (DANSRD) came about as a result of the 1996 merger between the University of Alaska Fairbanks, College of Rural Alaska's Alaska Native Human Resource Development Program (ANHRDP) and the Department of Rural Development.

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History | Alaska Native Medical Center

Posted: (7 days ago) History. In the 1940s, the U.S. Indian Health Service began providing health care for Alaska Native people. In November 1953, the 400-bed Anchorage Medical Center of the Alaska Native Service opened in Anchorage. The facility was built to care for Alaska Native people suffering from tuberculosis, a huge epidemic in rural Alaska at the time.

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Native Corporations Overview

Posted: (4 days ago) Revenues from the Alaska Native regional corporations benefit the overall Alaska economy, providing jobs and wages that circulate throughout the state. Alaska Native regional corporations employed more than 15,000 people in the state of Alaska last year with a combined statewide payroll of more than $950 million.

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History of Alaska Native Education - www.Alaskool.org

Posted: (6 days ago) history of alaska native Education. From the collection of Arthur Nagazruk The man on the right is Arthur Nagazruk. Arthur was one of the first Alaska Natives to serve as a BIA teacher. He taught in several rural communities in Alaska and had a long and distinguished career. Welcome. The links below lead to a variety of materials collected and ...

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Modern Alaska | Alaska History and Cultural Studies

Posted: (5 days ago) Leaders in both Native and non-Natives communities knew the sad history of Indian land rights in the Lower 48. Congress had included a "disclaimer clause" (Alaskans disclaim any right or title to land that may be subject to Native title) in the Alaska statehood act in order to prevent a repeat of what had happened to Indian lands.

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History and Culture, Alaska Kids' Corner, State of Alaska

Posted: (8 days ago) Alaska Facts. State Nick Name: "The Last Frontier" - the name Alaska is derived from the Aleut word "Aleyska," meaning "great land." State Motto: "North to the Future" State Capital: Juneau, located in the Southeast region of Alaska, has a population of 33,277 (2015 Estimate of Population, Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development) Alaska Map: ...

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Cultural Heritage | Alaska Centers

Posted: (11 days ago) Alaskan culture is a unique blend of ancient ways, and social and political change. There are many opportunities to explore the traditions and history of this remote land. Experience the living arts of Alaska's Native Peoples, the traces of Russian colonization, and the former boomtowns of the Klondike Gold Rush. Connect with the roots of human life in the Americas, and see

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History of Alaska Natives - Review of Alaska Native ...

Posted: (24 days ago) Alaska Native Heritage Center: history of alaska natives - See 1,621 traveler reviews, 801 candid photos, and great deals for Anchorage, AK, at Tripadvisor.

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ANCSA Program - Native Americans in the United States

Posted: (5 days ago) Program staff must verify the physical existence and location of each site, and gather sufficient information to fully evaluate the site’s significance in Native history. This work has been going on for more than 30 years, and it has resulted in a massive and irreplaceable collection of records concerning Alaska Native history and culture.

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What Are Alaska Native Corporations? — ProPublica

Posted: (5 days ago) Q. How were Alaska Native Corporations created? Congress passed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 in response to a rise in native activism and pressure from oil companies to smooth ...

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Human History - Wrangell - St Elias National Park ...

Posted: (3 months ago) Prehistory There are four distinct Alaska Native groups with ties to the lands of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. Historically, the Ahtna and Upper Tanana Athabascans resided in the interior of the park. The Eyak and the Tlingit lived in villages on the coast of the Gulf of Alaska. No one knows for sure when humans first reached the Copper River Basin of Interior Alaska, but by ...

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History - Southcentral Foundation

Posted: (6 days ago) Southcentral Foundation History. Southcentral Foundation is an Alaska Native-owned, nonprofit health care organization serving nearly 65,000 Alaska Native and American Indian people living in Anchorage, Matanuska-Susitna Borough and 55 rural villages in the Anchorage Service Unit.. Incorporated in 1982 under the Tribal authority of Cook Inlet Region, Inc., Southcentral Foundation is the ...

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Alaska Native Studies Classes | Alaska Native Studies ...

Posted: (9 days ago) Focuses on an applied traditional Alaska Native skill. Covers historical and modern practices, as well as traditional knowledge and mentorship learning of Alaska Native practices such as arts, technologies or culinary techniques. Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits with change of subtitle.

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