Alaskan Native

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Alaska Native

also Alaskan Native
A member of any of the aboriginal peoples of Alaska, including American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut peoples. Also called Native Alaskan. See Usage Notes at native, Native American.
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Noun1.Alaskan Native - a member or descendant of any of the aboriginal peoples of AlaskaAlaskan Native - a member or descendant of any of the aboriginal peoples of Alaska
Alaskan - a native or resident of Alaska
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Native American, non-tribal institutions, or NSIs, did not have a unified voice and were often overlooked in national policy forums, yet these institutions serve more than 90 percent of the American Indian and Alaskan Native students in higher education," Rochat says.
The Kuukpik Corporation is an Alaskan Native Corporation that represents the Village of Nuiqsut and administers, on behalf of its shareholders, the surface rights in the Colville River Delta area of the North Slope of Alaska, including the Alpine oil field.
Department of Transportations Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the award of approximately $5 million to help American Indian and Alaskan Native tribal governments initiate, continue and improve transit service on tribal lands.
That cultural awareness of the plight of the Alaskan native peoples has always been important to Caulfield and was fueled in his early years.
Smelcer claims to be the son of an Alaskan Native father from the Ahtna tribe of Alaska, although this claim has been challenged--a controversy he addresses on his website.
The risks listed include a family history of diabetes or a personal history of gestational diabetes or polycystic ovarian syndrome; or being African American, Hispanic, Asian American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian.
Rather than settle for an eyesore on campus, Swedish and CallisonRTKL (Seattle), which provided design services on the expansion that opened in February, decided to turn the mechanical system into a public art feature by commissioning Alaskan Native artist Israel Shotridge to design covers for the 20-foot-tall vent stacks.
The NAL SA was presented with the award for the organization's work helping Native American and Alaskan Native students and parents complete Title VII applications.
Critique: Enhanced with the inclusion of thirty pages of Notes; a three page list of References; a one page list of Cases Cited; and a twenty-three page Index, this is an impressively researched, written, organized and presented history of the Alaskan Native American human and political rights movement.
Her mother, Ruth, still reeling from being left by her husband five years earlier, has become fixated on an Alaskan glacier -- and an untamed Alaskan native, Kenny.
The Statewide Native Tribal Health Consortium includes several tribal health networks and the Alaskan Native Medical Center (ANMC), a 150-bed facility in an urban center serving 136,065 Alaskan Native/American Indian people in the statewide healthcare network at the time of this study.
The eleven million employee-owners of the twelve thousand companies in the United States with stock ownership plans are not among the serf class, nor are the indigenous peoples of Alaska, who are owners of the Alaskan native corporations that were established by the Alaskan Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971, the second most important piece of economic legislation ever passed by the U.

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