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Stevens: Too many Alaska Native tribes
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2002

Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) plans to introduce legislation to change the way federal funds are distributed to Alaska Native governments.

Stevens complains that there are too many tribes in the state. The large number means $500 million in federal funding doesn't go as far as it should, he said.

Stevens wants to redistribute funds on a regional basis, an idea some tribal leaders oppose.

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Stevens says too many tribes makes funding unwieldy (The Anchorage Daily News 10/23)

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