ANCSA@40 – Women Behind the Act

The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act is forty years old. Meet some of the people Behind the Act. From 360 North, a new seven-part original television series to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the passing of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Host, veteran Alaska news reporter, Nellie Moore talks to people involved in ANCSA and gets their stories and reactions four decades later. Three women who played a big role in the creation of ANCSA, educator and corporate leader Marlene Johnson of Southeast Alaska, former state representative Brenda Itta of Barrow and author and historian Frances Degnan of Unalakleet participate in three episodes about ANCSA: Women Behind the Act.