ANCSA at 50: Who will be included in the next generation of shareholders?

To qualify as an original shareholder in an Alaska Native Corporation, you had to be born before December 18, 1971. That date — when the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act was signed into law — divided Alaska Native generations and even families. The corporations formed under ANCSA are slowly opening up to new generations of shareholders though, allowing younger Alaska Native people to have a voice in shaping the future.

Indian Country Today’s Meghan Sullivan has more.

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