From Academic Kids
Alaskan Natives are Aboriginal Americans who live in Alaska. They include the Inupiaq, Yupik, and Aleut peoples. In 1918 the Alaska Native Brotherhood was founded. In 1971 Congress passed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act which settled land and money claims and provided for the establishment of 13 Alaska Native Corporations to administer those claims. Similar to the situation in Canada where the Inuit and First Nations are treated separately, Alaskan Natives are in some respects treated separately from Native Americans in the U.S.
This is a full list of the different Alaska Native cultures. Within each culture are many many different tribes.
- Siberian Yup'ik
- Sugpiaq (also know as Alutiiq)
- Aleut (in their own language they refer to themselves as Unangan)