Books

Armstrong, T., G. Roger, and G. Rowley. (1978). The Circumpolar North. London, Great Britain: Hethuen.

Arnold, J. H. (2000). History: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford, Great Britain: Oxford University Press.

Berger, T. (1977). Northern Frontier, Northern Homeland: The Report of the MacKenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry. Vol. 1. Toronto, Canada: James Lorimer and Co.
A historic study of the cultural, economic, and environmental assessment of the region including Native claims

Berger, T. (1991). A Long and Terrible Shadow: White Values, Native Rights in the Americas 1492-1992. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Critique of the history of white Europeans and Native Americans.

Berkhofer, R. (1978). The White Man’s Indian. New York: Vintage Books.

Berry, M. C. (1975). The Alaska Pipeline: The Politics of Oil and Native Land Claims. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
Description of interactions between the oil companies, leaders of Alaska Federation of Natives and the government, and how each influenced the nature of the Act. Available on Alaskool.

Bigjim, F. S. (1974). Letter to Howard: An Interpretation of the Alaska Native Land Claims. Anchorage: Alaska Pacific University Press.
Early concerns about the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act written as letters to the editor from fictional characters.

Carlo, P. (1978). Nulato: An Indian Life on the Yukon. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press.

Case, D. S. (1978). The Special Relationship of Alaska Natives to the Federal Government. Anchorage: Alaska Native Foundation.

Case, D. S. (1983). Sitnasuak and the 1991 Issues. Fairbanks: University of Alaska.

Case, D. S. (1984). Alaska Natives and American Laws. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press.
A major work on the legal status of Alaska Natives.

Case, D. S. (2001). Alaska Natives and Alaska Laws, 2nd ed. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press.

Case, D. S., and D. A. Voluck . (2002). Alaska Natives and American Laws. Anchorage: University of Alaska Press.

Chance, N. (1966). The Eskimo of North Alaska. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

Chasan, D. J. (1971). Klondike 70: The Alaska Oil Boom. New York: Praeger.
An account of the social and political circumstances in Alaska just prior to the passage of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Out of print but available on Alaskool.

Cornell, S. (1988). The Return of the Native: American Indian Political Resurgence. New York: Oxford University Press.

Cornwell, P. G. and Gerald McBeath. (1982). Alaska’s Rural Development. Boulder: Westview Press.

A series of conference papers on economic and social impact of ANCSA in rural Alaska. Out of print but available on Alaskool.

Davis, N. Y. (1978). Historical Indicators of Alaska Native Culture Change. Springfield: National Technical Information Service.

Davis, N. Y. (1979). Social Implications of ANCSA, Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 1974-1979: Policy Recommendations. Anchorage: Federal-State Land Use Planning Commission for Alaska.

DeJong, D. H. (1993). Promises of the Past: A History of Indian Education. Golden: North American Press.

Deloria, V. (1971). Of Utmost Good Faith. New York: Bantam Books.

Deloria, V., and C. M. Lytle, Clifford. (1983). American Indians, American Justice. Austin: University of Texas, Austin.

French, S. (1972). The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Montreal, Canada: The Arctic Institute of North America.

Gaffney, M. (1981). Alaska Native Rural Development: A Specific Perspective and a Special Case. University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska, Alaska Native Studies Program.

Gallagher, H. G. (1974). Etok: A Story of Eskimo Power. New York: Putnam & Sons.
Biography of Charles Edwardsen Jr., a political leader from the Arctic Slope of Alaska.

Getches, D. H. (1977). Law and Alaska Native Education. Fairbanks, AK, Center for Northern Educational Research, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

Getches, D. H., D. M. Rosenfelt, & Charles F. Wilkenson. (1979). Federal Indian Law: Cases and Materials. St. Paul: West Publishing Company.
A legal analysis of ANCSA indicates that the Act may well be a revival of termination policy. The history of Federal Indian policy is described in a legal context for ANCSA.

Goldschmidt, W. R. & T.H. Haas. (1998). Haa Aani, Our Land: Tlingit and Haida Land Rights and Use. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

Harring, S. L. (1994). Crow Dog’s Case: American Indian Sovereignty, Tribal Law, and United States Law in the Nineteenth Century.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Haycox, S. (2002). Alaska: An American Colony. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

Jones, D. (1974). The Urban Native Encounters: The Social Service System. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press.

Kelly, L. (1983). The Assault on Assimilation. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.

Langdon, S. (1987). The Native People of Alaska. Anchorage: Greatland Graphics.

Mattiessen, P. (1992). Indian Country. New York: Penguin.

McBeath, G. A. & Thomas A. Morehouse. (1980). The Dynamics of Alaska Self Government. Lanham: University Press of America.
Study that examines Alaska Native politics in the modern period with an emphasis on the Arctic Slope region.

McCarty, T. L. (2001). A Place to be Navajo: Rough Rock and the Struggle for Self-Determination in Indigenous Schooling. Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

McClanahan, A. J. (2000). Growing Up Native in Alaska. Anchorage: The CIRI Foundation.
Interviews with twenty-seven young Alaska Natives discussing their cultures and traditions and their meaning and relevance in today’s world.

McClanahan, A. J. (2001). A Reference in Time: Alaska Native History Day by Day. Anchorage: The CIRI Foundation.

McClanahan, A. J., & H. L. Bissett . (2004). Na’eda. Anchorage: CIRI Foundation.

McClanahan, A. J. (2006). Alaska Native Corporations: Sakuuktugut. Anchorage: CIRI Foundation.

Mitchell, D. C. (1997). Sold American: the Story of Alaska Natives and Their Land, 1867-1959: the Army to Statehood. Hanover: Dartmouth College: University Press of New England.
An account of the federal government’s relationship with Alaska’s Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut peoples, from the United States’ purchase of Alaska from the czar of Russia in 1867 to Alaska statehood in 1959.

 

Mitchell, D.C. (2001). Take My Land – Take My Life: The Story of Congress’s Historic Settlement of Alaska Native Land Claims, 1960-1971. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press.

History of the land claims settlement.

Morgan, L. (1974). And the Land Provides: Alaskan Natives in a Year of Transition. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc.

Morgan, L. (1988). Art and Eskimo Power: The Life and Times of Alaskan Howard Rock. Fairbanks: Epicenter Press.
Portrayal of Howard Rock, founding editor of the Tundra Times newspaper and the critical role he played in pressing for Alaska Native claims to traditional lands.

Napolean, H. (1975). Politics and Alaska Natives. Department of Education and Center for Northern Educational Research, Juneau: State of Alaska.

Naske, C. M. & H. E. Slotnick. (1987). Alaska: A History of the 49th State, second edition. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

Paul, F. (2003). Then Fight for it: The Largest Peaceful Redistribution of Wealth in the History of Mankind and the Creation of the North Slope Borough, Bloomington: Trafford Publishing.

Philip, K. R. (1999). Termination Revisited, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Pratt, K. L., Ed. (2009). Chasing the Dark: Perspectives on Place, History and Alaska Native Land Claims. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Environmental and Cultural Resources Management, ANCSA Office.

Price, M.E. (1973). Law and the American Indian: Readings, Notes and Cases. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Press.

Rogers, G. W., Ed. (1970). Native Organizations and Land Rights as Vehicles for Change. Change in Alaska: People, Petroleum and Politics. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

Skinner, R. E. (1997). Alaska Native Policy in the Twentieth Century. New York: Garland Publishing Inc.

Snipp, M. C. (1986). American Indian and Natural Resource Development: Indigenous Peoples’ Land, Now Sought After, Has Produced New Indian-White Problems.  American Journal of Economics and Sociology 45(4).

White, R. (1969). The Roots of Dependency. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.