ERIC Number: ED055719
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Alaska Natives & the Land.
Arnold, Robert D.; And Others
Pursuant to the Native land claims within Alaska, this compilation of background data and interpretive materials relevant to a fair resolution of the Alaska Native problem seeks to record data and information on the Native peoples; the land and resources of Alaska and their uses by the people in the past and present; land ownership; and future needs of the Native peoples, the State of Alaska, and the Federal Government. The document contains 9 chapters: "Alaska Natives Today: An Overview" (Population Distribution and Growth, Variety and Similarity, Jobs and Earned Income, Public and General Assistance, Education, Health, Native Organizations, Federal Spending and Alaska Natives); "Village Alaska" (General Characteristics, Economy of Village Alaska, Education and Training, Housing and Facilities, Health Status, Future of Villages and Governmental Policy); "Land & Ethnic Relationships" (The Land, Regional Analysis, Regional Characterization and Ethnic Identification, Regional Occupation and Livelihood Patterns); "Natural Resources" (Significance, Surface Resources [wildlife, water, agriculutre, forests, fisheries, and recreation], Subsurface Resources [locatable and leasable mineral resources]); "The Land Issue" (History: Review of Laws and Policy, Present Status of Lands Statewide and Regionally, The Land Conflict); "Economic Development" (Alaska's Economic Development, Impact of Economic Development on Native Welfare, Economic Consequences of Settlement); and "Framework for Decision" (Elements of the Problem, Elements of the Settlement). Included are 579 figures and a 253-item bibliography. A map illustrating locations of Native communities comes with the document if ordered through GPO. (MJB)
Descriptors: American Indians, Background, Culture, Decision Making, Demography, Development, Ecology, Economics, Education, Ethnology, Facilities, Government (Administrative Body), Health, Land Settlement, Land Use, Needs, Nomads, Occupations, Organization, Policy, Recreation, Resources, Rural Areas, Services, Surveys
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), Washington, D.C. 20402 ($16.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Field Committee for Development Planning in Alaska, Anchorage.