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Juneau officials to consider returning land to tribe


September 28, 2017

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A movement has begun to return part of Juneau’s land to those who originally inhabited it.

The city and borough of Juneau’s Lands Committee will discuss a proposal to give Indian Point, also known as Auke Cape, back to the Native Alaskan Auk’w Kwaan tribe at its Oct. 23 meeting, Deputy Lands and Resources Manager Dan Bleidorn said Thursday.

The committee plans to discuss the proposal by Goldbelt Heritage Foundation Executive Director Dionne Cadiente-Laiti with the intention of passing it on to the Assembly for consideration, Bleidorn said.

Cadiente-Laiti wrote...

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