What cats are native to Alaska?
There are only 2 species of cats native to Alaska. The lynx, and the mountain lion. I hope this can help anyone out there
Native Alaskans as we all know are the original natives or indigenous people who have settled in Alaska before the arrival of the Europeans It is believed that the earliest native inhabitants of what is now Alaska were the Thule people - who spread from there to the east and are believed to be the ancestors of all the Inuit peoples from Alaska to Greenland. They seem to have inhabited the coast of Alaska at…
There are more than two groups of people known as "Native Alaskans", though none are believed to be literally native. Two important ones are the Athabascans and the Tlingit. There are twelve total Native groups recognized by the government in the Alaska Native Settlement Claims Act. And a thirteenth catch all for "others" of such descent.
The Alaska Native Claims Settlment Act (ANCSA) gave 44 million acres back to the original inhabitants that lived there plus $962.5 million in cash compensation to about 80,000 Native-Americans. It was essential to clear those claims in order to create the Trans-Alaska pipeline across contested lands.