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Sealaska announces results for board of directors election
Sealaska announces results for board of directors election (June 24, 2019)

Shareholders of Sealaska, an Alaska Native regional corporation, elected four people to the board of directors at their annual meeting


Alaska Native corporation holds election for five seats on board
Alaska Native corporation holds election for five seats on board (May 27, 2015)

Five incumbents are running for re-election and are being challenged by five independent candidates.


Land selections for two Alaska Native corporations in defense bill
Land selections for two Alaska Native corporations in defense bill (December 8, 2014)

The 1,648-page defense bill includes land deals for Olgoonik Corporation and Sealaska.


Alaska Native corporation still waiting on land promised in 1971
Alaska Native corporation still waiting on land promised in 1971 (July 31, 2012)

Sealaska, an Alaska Native regional corporation, is still waiting for land promised by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971. The law settled Alaska Native claims for cash and...


Alaska Native lands bill passes as part of controversial package
Alaska Native lands bill passes as part of controversial package (June 20, 2012)

The House voted 232 to 188 on Tuesday to pass H.R. 2578, a controversial bill that includes an Alaska Native corporation land selection. Sealaska, an Alaska Native regional corporation, is...


Alaska Native corporation land bill included in omnibus package
Alaska Native corporation land bill included in omnibus package (June 19, 2012)

H.R.1408, the Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection Act, has been added to H.R. 2578, the Conservation and Economic Growth Act. Sealaska, an Alaska Native regional corporation,...


Opinion: Sealaska trying to get best timber in national forest
Opinion: Sealaska trying to get best timber in national forest (March 5, 2012)

"For nearly a decade, Sen. Lisa Murkowski has failed to move legislation through Congress that would change the locations where Sealaska Corporation may select its final 132 square miles of...


KTSK: Sealaska  donates cedar logs for    clan house renovation
KTSK: Sealaska donates cedar logs for clan house renovation (February 6, 2012)

"The Sealaska Corporation’s board of directors recently approved the donation of twelve cedar tree logs for Wrangell Cooperative Association’s Chief Shakes Island renovation project. The project began last spring with...


Ray Austin: Alaska Native corporations allow  few to benefit
Ray Austin: Alaska Native corporations allow few to benefit (December 12, 2011)

"December 18, 2011 marks the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANSCA), the anniversary of the “great experiment” that failed many Alaska Native corporations...


KCAW: Sitka Tribe backs land transfer to Sealaska  Corporation
KCAW: Sitka Tribe backs land transfer to Sealaska Corporation (August 10, 2011)

"he Sitka Tribe of Alaska has come out in favor of a proposal that would convey land around a popular fishing spot to the Sealaska regional Native corporation. The Tribe’s...


House committee supports Alaska Native corporation land bill
House committee supports Alaska Native corporation land bill (July 14, 2011)

The House Natural Resources Committee voted 34-10 in favor of H.R.1408, the Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection Act. Sealaska, an Alaska Native regional corporation, is entitled...


Clarence Jackson: Fulfill promise to Alaska Native corporation
Clarence Jackson: Fulfill promise to Alaska Native corporation (July 14, 2011)

"I remember 1971, when the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act was before Congress and there was a genuine concern in the country about wanting to improve conditions for Alaska Natives....


Chris McNeil: Bill fulfills promise to Alaska Native corporation
Chris McNeil: Bill fulfills promise to Alaska Native corporation (June 14, 2011)

"Today the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian people share the Tongass National Forest with everyone. But only a few generations ago our people owned and governed this vast rainforest according to...


Opinion: Just say no to Alaska Native   corporation land bill
Opinion: Just say no to Alaska Native corporation land bill (May 27, 2011)

"The Sealaska land exchange is being touted as jobs bill. Indeed, Sealaska does provide local employment -- about 400 jobs by one estimate. Unfortunately, most of the jobs in the...


APRN: House hearing for  Alaska Native       bill  stirs passions
APRN: House hearing for Alaska Native bill stirs passions (May 27, 2011)

"Congressman Don Young is known for his hot temper, but at a hearing Thursday on the Sealaska Lands Bill, his words were directed at a visiting Alaskan. The controversial bill...


APRN: Hearings start on Alaska Native corporation land bill
APRN: Hearings start on Alaska Native corporation land bill (May 26, 2011)

"he Sealaska Native Corporation was in Washington Wednesday making its case to select lands in the Tongass National Forest. It’s a fight that’s been going on for years, and one...


Opinion: Sealaska land bill poses threat to salmon habitat
Opinion: Sealaska land bill poses threat to salmon habitat (May 24, 2011)

"This week the U.S. Senate Natural Resources Committee will hold hearings on Sen. Lisa Murkowski's Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection Act. The bill perpetuates a 40-year-old...


Senate Energy Committee to hold hearing on Sealaska   bill
Senate Energy Committee to hold hearing on Sealaska bill (May 23, 2011)

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing this Wednesday on five bills, including S.730, the Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection Act. Sealaska,...


Subcommittee schedules    hearing  on  Alaska Native land bill
Subcommittee schedules hearing on Alaska Native land bill (May 19, 2011)

The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs will hold a hearing next Thursday, May 26, on H.R.1408, the Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection Act....


BLM planning to transfer site  to Alaska Native corporation
BLM planning to transfer site to Alaska Native corporation (April 26, 2011)

The Bureau of Land Management is planning to transfer 11 acres to Sealaska Corporation, an Alaska Native regional corporation. Sealaska requested the land in 1975 under the Alaska Native Claims...