By Michael Nelson
November 01, 2007
I agree with Vernon Grant and Aan Kadax Tseen. I worry that
the Landless issue will one day just fade away, but I do want
to at least challenge Sealaska to throw its significant weight
and influence behind the landless issue the way that it did the
descendant and leftout vote (my apologies to Sealaska's elders).
I have written to Senator Murkowski twice on the landless issue,
and have never received a reply from her office, which of course,
leads me to believe that landless Natives are not a front burner
issue in WDC, just an issue that some may want to wish away.
I miss the days that her father was a U.S. Senator from Alaska,
at least he returned personal correspondence every time I wrote
I am a little surprised and dismayed that Native Hawaiians have
been able to advance their Native recognition request in WDC
while Southeast Alaska's landless Natives have languished by
It is sunny and hot in Suva this morning, and it is still only
8:23 a.m. All the best from the South Pacific!!
About: "Sealaska Shareholder
living in the South Pacific."
Received October 31, 2007 -
Published November 01, 2007
By Vernon Grant
in Ketchikan By Aan Kadax Tseen aka Don Hoff Jr.
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