ANCSA at 50: The role of Native corporations in Alaska’s economy

Fifty years ago, the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act established regional and village corporations throughout the state. In the second of our three-part discussion of ANCSA, we’ll speak with corporate executives about the economic and cultural impact the corporations have on not just Alaska Native lives, but on all Alaskans.

Listen here:

HOST: Lori Townsend

GUESTS:

Kim Reitmeier, Executive Director, ANCSA Regional Association

Hallie Bissett, Executive Director, Alaska Native Village Corporation Association

Aaron Schutt, ARA Chair and President & CEO, Doyon Limited

LINKS & RESOURCES:

Part 1: ANCSA at 50: Behind the history of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act

Special Alaska Insight: Celebrating ANCSA at 50 – Nov 17

PARTICIPATE:

Call 907-550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast.

Send an email to talk@alaskapublic.org (Comments may be read on air).

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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021 at 10 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
LIVE Web stream: Click here to stream.

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Adelyn Baxter is Alaska Public Media's program producer. Reach her at abaxter@alaskapublic.org.

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