Tribal Courts

Indian Law and Order Commission

The idea of allowing tribes in Alaska to set up their own local justice systems was discussed earlier this week during the ongoing session of the Alaska Legislature. KDLG’s Mike Mason listened in and filed this report.


Alaska’s Junior U.S. Senator plans to make a big push this month to modify legislation that could result in more tribal court jurisdiction in Alaska. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

Senator Lisa Murkowski

Alaska's Senior U.S. Senator has started a process to engage Alaska's Native Tribes in a process to improve rural justice in Alaska. KDLG's Mike Mason explains.