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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The health disparities in American Indian and Alaska Native populations could be reduced with more Native American providers, said Karen Knight, executive director of tribal relations for UnitedHealthcare in Oklahoma and an MLS student of Indigenous People Law at the University of Oklahoma.
Alaska Native Corporations Should File Suit in Federal Court
Alaska Native culture is diverse and deeply rooted, and there's a strong movement throughout Alaska to protect and share Alaska Native heritage, culture, lifestyle, and traditions.
Native American Indian and Alaska Native populations--unlike Hispanics, African-Americans and other minority groups--have never before had an association systematically serving their priorities at higher education institutions beyond the reservation.
(9) Title VIII of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of 1980 (ANILCA) and its implementing regulations guarantee "rural" residents' rights to subsistence, (10) but no statute protects Alaska Native rights directly.
According to the Bozeman Daily Chronicle (http://, 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.
Using your graphic, it would be easy to conclude that Alaska Natives commit suicide at very high rates; this is a common myth.
Synopsis: Decades before the marches and victories of the 1960s, a group of Alaska Natives were making civil rights history.
Because of limited access to and availability of healthcare resources, childbirth educators working in Alaska will likely serve Alaska Native (AN) women and families and should strive to become aware of and develop culturally sensitive approaches to handling neonatal issues and concerns that may be encountered when working with Alaska Natives.
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.
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.
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