Alaska native tribes: territories overlaid on regional development corporations, information, regionally-organized links arctic national wildlife refuge oil drilling. The benefitsgov american indian/alaska native category provides information on government benefit programs that can help native american citizens find assistance. Learn about your health coverage options if you are an american indian or an alaska native at healthcaregov visit the health insurance marketplace. Alaska native corporations (anc) frequently asked questions what is an alaska native corporation (anc) an alaska native corporation or anc means any regional corporation, village corporation.
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Although the name eskimo is commonly used in alaska to refer to all inuit and yupik people of the world, this name is considered derogatory in many other places because it was given by non-inuit people and was said to mean eater of raw meat. Approximately 2417 words in the siberian yupik village of gambell on alaska's st lawrence island, where black walrus meat dries on racks outside homes and ancient, ivory is so plentiful pieces lie on gravel roads, native culture thrives. Diabetes among american indians and alaska natives november is diabetes awareness month & american indian heritage month american indian and alaska native adults are twice as likely to have.
Explore the diverse alaska native cultures through song, dance, sport and art anchorage is the best place to learn about cultures from across the state. The indian health service (ihs), an agency within the department of health and human services, is responsible for providing federal health services to american indians and alaska natives. Alaska natives index over 2,000 articles on alaska native communities, native american indian tribes of the united states and canada first nations, with extensive categorization and cross-references to help you find exactly the information you need.
Epa's efforts to protect human health and the environment of federally recognized indian tribes by supporting environmental protection in indian country. Alaska native corporations ahtna visit the state of alaska website for a complete list of alaska native list of the communities and corporation names within a. A list of the alaskan native tribes and villages in the northern territories of the tribal directory. Ahtena indianssignifying “ice people” also called: copper river indians, popular name intsi dindjich, kutchin name, meaning “men of iron” ketschetnäer or kolshina, russian name meaning, “ice people. An alaska native group is speaking out against a shamanism retreat as an event it says commercializes and exploits the spiritual healing practices of.