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Eligible Alaska Native Veterans can receive up to 160 Acres of Federal Land!

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Alaska Native Land Allotments for Veterans

The 1906 Native Allotment program ended in 1971 with the passage of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). However, some Alaska Natives were serving in the Armed Forces at the time and missed the deadline to apply for a Native Allotment. The John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act, passed in March 2019, extends the opportunity for an estimated 2,800 Alaska Native veterans to apply for allotments between 2.5 and 160 acres.

Criteria:

  • Alaska Native
  • Served in Armed Forces between August 5, 1964 and December 31, 1971
  • Has not already received an allotment of land

The application window for eligible veterans (or their heirs) is now open and will remain open until December 27, 2025.

For more details, see our Native Allotments for Veterans Fact Sheet or visit the Bureau of Land Management’s website.