The nation’s first compacting agreement between tribes and the State of Alaska
Updates from the 2017 Alaska Federation of Natives conference:
“You’re about to witness history in the making,” said Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) General Counsel Michelle Borromio, addressing the audience last Thursday.
The nation’s first compacting agreement between tribes and a state government was signed on the opening morning of the AFN Convention, after Alaska Governor Bill Walker and Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott gave speeches about the urgent need to address social and economic problems in rural parts of the state. 3dRose Macro photograph of a fern leaf hanging over moss. - Coff
Native Village of Nikolski
Nikolski is located on Nikolski Bay, off the southwest end of Umnak Island, one of the Fox Islands. It lies 116 air miles west of Unalaska, and 900 air miles from Anchorage. The area encompasses 132.1 sq. miles of land and .7 sq. miles of water. Native Village of Nikolski »»
Native Village of Unga
Unga lies on the southeast coast of Unga Island, in the Shumagin Islands of the Aleutian Chain. Unga is no longer occupied year-round.
Native Village of Unga »»
Pribilof Islands Aleut Communities of St. Paul & St. George Islands
St. George is located on the northeast shore of St. George Island, the southern-most of five islands in the Pribilofs.
It lies 47 miles south of St. Paul Island, 750 air miles west of Anchorage and 250 miles northwest of Unalaska. The area encompasses 34.8 sq. miles of land and 147.6 sq. miles of water.
St. Paul is located on a narrow peninsula on the southern tip of St. Paul Island, the largest of five islands in the Pribilofs.
It lies 47 miles north of St. George Island, 240 miles north of the Aleutian Islands, 300 miles west of the photo Alaska mainland, and 750 air miles west of Anchorage. Pribilof Islands Aleut Communities of St. Paul & St. George Islands »»
Qagan Tayagungin Tribe of Sand Point Village
Sand Point is located on Humboldt Harbor on Popof Island, off the Alaska Peninsula, 570 air miles from Anchorage.
The area encompasses 7.8 sq. miles of land and 21.1 sq. miles of water.
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Pauloff Harbor Village
Pauloff Harbor is located in the Aleutian Island Chain on the northern coast of Sanak Island, 50 miles southeast of False Pass.
Pauloff Harbor Village »»