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Alaska is an Aleut word meaning "great land" or "that which the sea breaks against".

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Tribes and Bands of Alaska

Ahtena, Aleut, Athapascan, Dihai-Kutchin, Eskimo, Haida, Han, Ingalik, Inupiat, Koyukon, Kutcha-Kutchin, Nabesna, Niska, Natsit-Kutchin, Tanaina, Tanana, Tennuth-Kutchin, Tlingit, Tranjik-Kutchin, Tsimshian, Vunta-Kutchin, Yupik

Inuit is used for Eskimos living in Canada.


Reservations

Annette Island Reservation; Federal, under the jurisdiction of Metlakatla Field Office, Tribes: Tsimposhian

Craig Reeservation: State, under the jurisdiction of Prince of Wales Island, Tribe: Tlingit

Hoonah Reservation: State, under the jurisdiction of Chicagof Island, Tribe: Tlingit

Hydaburg Reservation: State, under the jurisdiction of Prince of Wales Island, Tribe: Haida

Kake Reservation: State, under the jurisdiction of Kupreanof Island, Tribe: Tlingit

Klawock Reservation: State, under the jurisdiction of Prince of Wales Island, Tribe: Tlingit

Reference

Isaacs, Katherine M., editor. Omni Gazetteer of the United States of America. U.S. Data Sourcebook, Volume 11 Appendices, Bureau of Indian Affairs List of Americna Indian reservations, Appendix E, Indian reservations, Omnigraphics, Inc., 1991.

Agencies

Anchorage Agency

Alaska Agency (5 April 1873- 24 May 1874, Fredrick S. Hall, agent)

Bethel Agency

Hone Agency

Juneau Agency

Southeast Agency Fairbanks

Metlakatla F.O., P.O. Box 458, Metlakatla Field Station,

Metlakatla, AK 99926

Available Records at the Family History Library

for a complete list of records search the FHLC by Tribe and Locality

  • Records of Alaska Division of Bureau of Indian Affairs 1887-1933. (14 films M1333 1st film 1695285)

Web Sites


See also:

Alaska - Church for missions

Alaska_History for a calendar of events

Alaska - Military for a list of forts


 

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