Chapter 13. Political and Legal Status of Alaska Natives

  1. Thomas Biolsi
  1. Caroline L. Brown

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996270.ch14

A Companion to the Anthropology of American Indians

A Companion to the Anthropology of American Indians

How to Cite

Brown, C. L. (2004) Political and Legal Status of Alaska Natives, in A Companion to the Anthropology of American Indians (ed T. Biolsi), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996270.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226864

Online ISBN: 9780470996270

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Keywords:

  • natives;
  • corporation;
  • ANCSA;
  • last frontier;
  • education assistance act

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • LEGAL STATUS IN HISTORICAL CONTEXT: TERRITORIAL DAYS, 1867–1959

  • NATIVE, INC.: THE ALASKA NATIVE CLAIMS SETTLEMENT ACT

  • CONTEMPORARY ALASKA NATIVE TRIBAL GOVERNMENT

  • COMPLICATIONS OF SOVEREIGNTY

  • “WHOSE LAW AND ORDER?” ALASKA NATIVE TRIBAL COURTS

  • CONCLUSION