Social Studies: Middle School


Native leaders became effective lobbyists against some of the most powerful political and business leaders in the world. It all made for some interesting alliances. By the end of 1971 a compromise had been reached, and the land claims legislation had been passed by both bodies of Congress. In December, back in Anchorage, a special AFN convention was called to vote on the act as passed by Congress. On December 18th, the AFN delegates voted to accept the act, 511 to 56.

Personal Names:
  • Linda Belarde
  • Ryan Hamilton
  • Rosita Worl
  • Joshua Ream
  • Zachary Jones
  • Christy Eriksen
  • Robert Davis Hoffmann
  • Michael Obert