At March 6th, 2012 U.S. Senate Natural Resources hearing on FY 2013 Forest Service Budget, Murkowski promotes the Corporation which brought her reelection campaign about 1.73 million dollars.
She tells the Chief of the US Forest Service, Mr Tidwell, that negotiations are hung up, because the Forest Service is trying to uphold the current law controlling transfer of historic sites to Sealaska.
Murkowski complains it has been 40 years and the FS has to cave in and end the negotiations with her which are at an impasse. But the FS is blameless.
Sealaska could have had their remaining 132 square miles of land entitlements conveyed to them under ANCSA, if four years ago, they had asked BLM to finalize their selection recommendations.
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Many natives oppose Sealaska owning the title to their historic sites.
Apr 25 2013 - PUBLIC LANDS SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: Misc. Public Lands Bills
BLM's Connell Says Precedent of Sealaska Bill Could Apply to Other Alaska Native Corporations.
February 22nd, 2012. Murkowski addresses Alaska Legislature.
Sealaska helped raise $1.73 million dollars for her re-election under Citizens United.
Sealaska's legacy in Hoonah. The worst logging in Alaska.
Senator Mike Gravel says Sealaska got a separate settlement before ANCSA in 1971.