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Kenaitze Indian Tribe v. Alaska

Citation: 19 ELR 20241
No. No. 87-4110, 860 F.2d 312/(9th Cir., 10/24/1988, 01/04/2089)

The court holds that the state of Alaska violated provisions of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) giving subsistence users in federal waters in rural areas priority over commercial sport fishing. The state had issued a regulation defining "rural" as only those areas dominated by subsistence uses....

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