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Wallace M. Olson

...he developed a deep respect for Alaska Native culture and history. After moving to...this job required visits to seventeen Native villages in interior Alaska. Wally continued...rented a cabin, and interviewed the Native community. Wally earned his second master's...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000177291215
Joseph Washington Betit

...Welfare. Joseph, Ethel and family lived in Juneau until he was asked by Vermont's Governor Deane Davis to return to his native state as Commissioner of Social Welfare. The family lived in Montpelier, Vermont, until 1974, when they moved to Arlington...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000177500115
Some Natives allowed visa-free travel in Russia

...ANCHORAGE - Some western Alaska Natives can again travel back and forth...revived.Vera Metcalf, a Native leader in Nome who works part...required.Alaska and Chukotka Natives have historically been linked...issues forced those Alaska Natives to get a visa over the past...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-31/some-natives-allowed-visa-free-travel-r
State
Letter: Dan Sulivan chose to prosecute Alaska Natives

...didn't. He chose to take Alaska Natives rights to court, following...Sullivan prosecuted Alaska Natives even after the District Court...subsistence rights from Alaska Native tribes is alarming. What's...Sullivan's fight with Alaska Natives didn't end there, however...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-22/letter-dan-sulivan-chose-prosecute-al
Letters
Speaker criticizes treatment of Natives

...government to treat Alaska Natives under the same civil...legislation as other Native Americans.Alaska...excluding Alaska Natives from federal legislation that protects Native Americans in other...requires that Alaska Natives be treated differently than Lower 48 Native Americans."They're...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-13/speaker-criticizes-treatment-natives
State | AK legislature
Trial program offers free health insurance for Alaska Natives/American Indians

...Health Consortium and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Alaska Natives and American Indians may be...requires applicants to be Alaska Native or American Indian living in...000 this year). "Alaska Native and American Indian people...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-05-18/trial-program-offers-free-health-in
Neighbors
AFN Convention speakers lament recent village suicides

...rate of suicides among Alaska Natives, including a recent string...of the Federation of Alaska Natives that nothing causes him greater...stake. Mallott noted that if Native leaders had not acted then...before the struggle, Alaska Natives were focusing on the same determination...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-15/afn-convention-speakers-lament-recent-v
State
AFN Convention speakers lament recent village suicides

...lamenting the disproportionately high rate of suicides among Alaska Natives, including the recent suicides of four young adults in the...Thursday of the annual conference of the Federation of Alaska Natives that nothing causes him greater concern than suicides among...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-15/afn-convention-speakers-lament-recent-v
State
Suicide mars AFN conference

ANCHORAGE - Organizers of the Alaska Federation of Natives conference announced there was a death at the Saturday afternoon...the disproportionately high rate of suicides among Alaska Natives, including a recent string of suicides in one village.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-18/suicide-mars-afn-conference
State
AFN conference to kick off Thursday in Anchorage

...mid-1960s in when Alaska Natives gathered for a three-day...form of the 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.The law compensated Alaska Natives for loss of historic lands...of regional and village Native corporations with the right...

http://juneauempire.com/2015-10-14
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