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Alaska Native Relations Policy


Committee Implicated:

Economic Development and Workforce Services, Natural Resources Agriculture and Environment


USFWS has begun seeking comment for proposed policy shift in relation to Alaskan Native peoples and resource management.

Federalism Implications

Proposed agreement would affect the management of more than 77 million acres of refuge lands, currently managed by Indigenous homeland groups. Alaska is home to 229 federally recognized Tribes and 173 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Corporations. Comment period closes December 5.

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