The nation’s first compacting agreement between tribes and the State of Alaska

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Updates from the 2017 Alaska Federation of Natives conference:

“You’re about to witness history in the making,” said Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) General Counsel Michelle Borromio, addressing the audience last Thursday.

The nation’s first compacting agreement between tribes and a state government was signed on the opening morning of the AFN Convention, after Alaska Governor Bill Walker and Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott gave speeches about the urgent need to address social and economic problems in rural parts of the state. The nation’s first compacting agreement between tribes and the State of Alaska »»