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Appeals filed in water reservation case

...Commissioner Mark Myers. The state Department of Law also appealed that decision on behalf of the Alaska Mental Health Trust Lands Office. The reservation falls within trust-held lands. The decision's analysis is arbitrary and rests on an erroneous...
Attorneys don't buy state's argument on land-into-trust lawsuit

...Congress considered and rejected trust land," the state's opening brief says in part.If trust land becomes widespread, the state explains, "trust land in Alaska would diminish the state's...
My Turn: 'Indian Country' would succeed where state failed

...followed with interest the discussion about creating tribal trust lands (Indian Country) in Alaska. Two years ago, the Federal...within the state. Elsewhere in Southeast Alaska, Native trust lands include allotments owned by individuals, as well as...
Letter: Creating reservation in Alaska is 'insane'

...the editor from Tlingit and Haida Central Council President Richard Peterson supporting the establishment of tribal trust lands in Alaska and in essence saying that the state and some Alaskans are fear-mongering. The Empire also published a...
My Turn: Decision time looms for Gov. Walker

...President Richard M. Nixon in 1971, many felt that federal trust lands, or reservation status, had done more harm than good...unit and while the federal government co-oversees the trust land, with all zoning, fishing, hunting, licensing, environmental...
My Turn: Gov. Walker must boot the Boogie Man

...there is no Boogie Man in tribal trust land. It's time to let go of this misplaced...protect some lost tribal land. Tribal trust land is not the only answer, but if tribes are to recover, tribal trust land must be one of the tools in our toolbox...
Appeal erodes trust in 'Unity Ticket'

...Indian Affairs said ANCSA precluded trust land in Alaska. A lawsuit followed...began accepting applications for trust land, but the state's pending appeal...argues that widespread creation of trust land could lead to "a complex and confusing...
A truth-challenged view of land trust

...smeared around Alaska by opponents of tribal trust land. Then I saw the blog posted by Suzanne Downing...devastated the millions of acres of tribal trust land in the Lower 48 states.Fourth, trust land does not mean "all zoning, fishing, hunting...
My Turn: End the cold war on trust lands

...the compulsive fight to maintain an inherently broken system, or embrace the opportunities tribal trust lands can bring to the state. Trust land in Alaska can open up new streams of funding and training for rural public safety, law enforcement...
Letter: The downfall of the timber budget

...behind the push to cut all available timber in Southeast state forests, University of Alaska lands and Mental Health Trust lands came from a meeting in August 2014 between the timber industry and Gov. Sean Parnell. As a result, the misguided...


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