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The Relationship between Indigenous Rights, Citizenship and Land in Territorial Alaska: How the Past Opened the Door to the Future

@inproceedings{Swensen2015TheRB,
  title={The Relationship between Indigenous Rights, Citizenship and Land in Territorial Alaska: How the Past Opened the Door to the Future},
  author={Thomas Michael Swensen},
  year={2015}
}
  • T. Swensen
  • Published 20 August 2015
  • Political Science
On 4 March 1944 the Alaskan newspaper the Nome Nugget published an editorial written by sixteen-year-old local Inupiat Alberta Schenck. In her letter she publically voiced how many Alaska Natives felt in their homelands amid the employment of racial prejudice against them. “To whom it may concern: this is a long story but will have to make it as brief as possible,” she began, addressing the tensions “between natives, breeds, and whites.” In the editorial forum of the Nome Nugget the young… 

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