Alaska Native

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Synonyms for Alaska Native

a member or descendant of any of the aboriginal peoples of Alaska

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Since CIRI's inception, it has awarded more than $30 million in 16,000 awards to individuals, organizations, and businesses that advance Alaska Native people.
Alaska Native and rural economies across our state are being negatively impacted by overly broad bans on not just elephant ivory but walrus and mammoth ivory, said Senator Sullivan.
After five years of concentrated efforts, the 92nd Congress legislated an extremely potent solution to the claim of aboriginal title to lands in Alaska by passing the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) in 1971.
ly/2bq3M3F), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention determined that American Indian and Alaska Native death rates were nearly 50 percent greater than non-Hispanic whites between 1999 and 2009.
A detailed study from the University of Alaska looking at the suicide issue that also shows Alaska Native vs.
A Dangerous Idea: The Alaska Native Brotherhood and the Struggle for Indigenous Rights" is a detailed and documented work of seminal scholarship that is an essential and core addition to community and academic library Native American Studies reference collections and supplemental studies reading lists.
Currently, the Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC) is the major hospital in the State of Alaska that carries a level III trauma center (IHS, n.
The research, based on National Vital Statistics Surveillance System mortality data linked to the Indian Health Service's electronic health records for 1999-2009, found infant mortality rates per 100,000 infants were 914 for American Indian and Alaska Native infants and children overall, but as high as 1,295 in Alaska and 1,163 in the Northern Plains.
This paper examines the graduation/dropout crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students using data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
A Senate subcommittee turned up the heat on Alaska Native Corporations as dozens of Alaskans and their supporters overflowed a hearing room to defend their federal contracting preferences.
Those at risk include children with asplenia, sickle cell disease, or leukemia or other malignant neoplastic diseases, and American Indian and Alaska Native children living in American Indian and Alaska Native communities, said Dr.
Median age of the American Indian and Alaska Native population in 2006, younger than the median of 36.
The history, culture and traditions of Alaska Natives receive examination in ALASKA NATIVE ART, a survey which considers the works of Alaska artists of the 20th century.
Leap Wireless International Inc (Nasdaq:LEAP), a provider of wireless communications services, announced on Thursday (8 March) that the company's wholly owned subsidiary, Cricket Communications Inc, has completed the acquisition of Alaska Native Broadband 1 LLC (ANB 1) from Alaska Native Broadband (ANB) for USD4.
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