Teacher's Guide

Protecting Land Anticipation Guide
Instructions Put a check by those statements with which you agree.
  1. The U.S. government purchased the land now called Alaska in 1867.
  2. By the terms of the U.S. purchase, Alaska Natives given the full rights of citizenship.
  3. Alaska Natives were given title to their lands when the U.S. purchased Alaska.
  4. In the first 100 years under U.S. government control, Alaska Natives viewed themselves primarily as citizens of the U.S. and second as citizens of a tribal organization.
  5. The Alaska Native Land Claims Act of 1971 was intended to further assimilate Alaska Natives into American mainstream culture.