Corporations and tribes serve the same communities, but sometimes the two entities are at odds or struggle to coordinate over community decisions.
Despite the expected multimillion-dollar shortfall, officials say the borough won’t burn through all of its savings.
The Organized Village of Saxman lost its designation during a 2007 Federal Subsistence Board review. A bill now in Congress would change the rural determination process.
The Organized Village of Saxman filed a lawsuit July 25 in federal court over the Federal Subsistence Board’s 2007 decision to designate the Tlingit Native village as non-rural.