ANCSA at 50 on Talk of Alaska: The next generation of leaders looks forward

Bunny Blackbird with her mother, Martina Dundas, a partial shareholder born after ANCSA was signed in 1971. Shee Atiká issues distributions to shareholders, funeral benefits, and scholarships. (Emily Kwong/KCAW photo)

As the 50th anniversary of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act approaches, corporations, subsidiaries and shareholders in and outside the state are reflecting on the landmark legislation and how it’s evolved over time. Despite the successes, problems remain, including how younger generations of Alaska Natives will be included. In the final Talk of Alaska program in the ANCSA at 50 series, young leaders discuss their vision moving forward.

Listen here:

HOST: Adelyn Baxter

GUESTS:

Marina Anderson, Executive Director, Organized Village of Kasaan

Andrea Gusty, CEO & President, The Kuskokwim Corporation

LINKS & RESOURCES:

ANCSA at 50 stories and conversations

ANCSA at 50 on Talk of Alaska: Behind the history of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (Part 1)

ANCSA at 50 on Talk of Alaska: The role of Native corporations in Alaska’s economy (Part 2)

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).

Post your comment during or after the live broadcast on social media (Comments may be read on air).

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Dec. 14, 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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