Are the Native-Americans in Alaska wealthy Indians ?
I think they are! They got a lot of Federal Grants to create jobs and pump Alaskan economy.
Asked By: Nezahualcóyotl - 6/9/2007
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Well, that is a complicated answer. Most Natives are members of a tribal corporation. Some have become very wealthy as they invest well. Others are barely making any kind of return for members. They get regular dividends from the investments. Life in towns and cities is easier than life in remote villages. It is more... More
Answered By: Snow B - 6/10/2007
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They certainly have as many struggles as Native Americans in other parts of the country, but they might have a bit more money to work with. However, if you visit tribes that have become "wealthy" due to gambling or oil, there are still many in the tribe who are impoverished. On a side note, many of the Natives I knew... More
Answered By: TheEternalOptimist - 6/9/2007
A lot of Native Alaskans live in the rural villages, which can pretty much only be reached by plane or boat, if it's located on a river or on the coast. Most of the villages are poor and many live a subsistence lifestyle. It's very different from the situations that Native Americans are in.
Answered By: CSUram - 6/12/2007
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