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  Northwest Arctic Borough Home Page
The Survey of Living Conditions in the Arctic, or SLiCA, is an international joint effort of research and indigenous people to measure and understand living conditions in the Arctic.
The Borough encompasses approximately 36,000 square miles and is the second largest borough in Alaska.
The Borough has a population of approximately 7,300 and consists of 11 villages with Kotzebue serving as the regional hub.
www.nwabor.org   (1196 words)

  
  Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Northwest Arctic Borough is a borough located in the state of Alaska.
The racial makeup of the borough is 12.32% White, 0.21% Black or African American, 82.46% Native American, 0.89% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.36% from other races, and 3.70% from two or more races.
In the borough the population is spread out with 41.50% under the age of 18, 10.00% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 15.50% from 45 to 64, and 5.00% who are 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Northwest_Arctic_Borough,_Alaska   (279 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Seward, Alaska   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Alaska North Slope is the region of Alaska in the United States located on the northern slope of the Brooks Range along the coast of the Arctic Ocean.
Sitka City and Borough is a borough located on the west side of Baranof Island in the Alexander Archipelago of the Pacific Ocean (part of the Alaska Panhandle), in the state of Alaska.
Map of Alaska boroughs and census areas The U.S. state of Alaska does not have counties in the sense of counties in the rest of the country.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Seward,-Alaska   (2306 words)

  
 North Slope Borough, Alaska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
North Slope Borough is a borough located largely in the North Slope region of the state of Alaska.
The racial makeup of the borough is 17.09% White, 0.72% Black or African American, 68.38% Native American, mostly Inuit, 5.92% Asian, 0.84% Pacific Islander, 0.50% from other races, and 6.55% from two or more races.
In the borough the population is spread out with 38.2% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 18.10% from 45 to 64, and 4.2% who are 65 years of age or older.
www.bucyrus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/North_Slope_Borough,_Alaska   (380 words)

  
 Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska
Northwest Arctic Borough is a borough located in the U.S. State of Alaska.
The borough has a total area of 105,573 km²; (40,762 mi²;).
The racial makeup of the borough is 12.32% White, 0.21% African American, 82.46% Native American, 0.89% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.36% from other races, and 3.70% from two or more races.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/no/Northwest_Arctic_Borough,_Alaska.html   (268 words)

  
 Juneau City and Borough, Alaska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The City, Alaska's second-largest (in terms of population) is nestled at the base of, and across the channel from Douglas Island.
The borough seat is the City of Juneau, which is the only incorporated place as the City and Borough boundaries coincide.
In the borough the population is spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 32.8% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who are 65 years of age or older.
www.sterlingheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Juneau_City_and_Borough,_Alaska   (1145 words)

  
 Sitka City and Borough, Alaska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough is the largest incorporated area in the U.S, with a total area of 12,461.8 km²; (4,811.5 mi²;).
In the borough the population is spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.4% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the borough is $51,901, and the median income for a family is $62,361.
www.bonneylake.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Sitka,_Alaska   (1257 words)

  
 1999 Alaska Economic Trends
Alaska has moved from the formative days of statehood through oil and gas's rise to dominance in the economy and on to life after Prudhoe Bay.
Alaska's economy will continue to grow through 2000, although forecast employment growth rates in 1999 and 2000 will be among the slowest in Alaska during the last 10 years.
Although the Northwest Arctic Borough was not formed until 1986 and its 11 communities are spread out over nearly 36,000 square miles, it is one of the most economically and culturally unified political subdivisions in the state.
www.labor.state.ak.us /trends/trends99.htm   (660 words)

  
 Engineering Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Kotzebue is a city located in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska.
It is 53 km (33 miles) north of the arctic circle on Alaska's western coast.
Although Alaska had caribou, the wild form of reindeer, the domesticated reindeer were brought from Europe.
www.engineeringencyclopedia.com /index.php?title=Kotzebue,_Alaska   (646 words)

  
 Alaska Journal of Commerce: Red Dog Mine gives economic boost to Northwest Alaska 10/28/02
In villages in the Northwest Arctic Borough, it was $17,756.
Within Alaska, the company paid $31.5 million in wages and salaries to employees, of which $22.28 million were paid within the Northwest Arctic Borough.
The Northwest Arctic Borough agrees that the mine has brought major economic benefits to the region, but the Northern Economics report understates benefits Red Dog is bringing to the rest of the state, said Tom Bolen, public services director for the borough.
www.alaskajournal.com /stories/102802/loc_reddog.shtml   (901 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to boroughs or census areas is subject to error.
Alaska birthplaces not assigned to boroughs or census areas.
Alaska areas not assigned to boroughs or census areas.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/AK/NA.html   (532 words)

  
 North Slope Borough, Alaska   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
North Slope Borough is a borough located in the U.S. State of Alaska.
The racial makeup of the borough is 17.09% White, 0.72% Black or African American, 68.38% Native American, 5.92% Asian, 0.84% Pacific Islander, 0.50% from other races, and 6.55% from two or more races.
In the borough the population is spread out with 38.20% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 30.10% from 25 to 44, 18.10% from 45 to 64, and 4.20% who are 65 years of age or older.
www.ukpedia.com /n/north-slope-borough-alaska.html   (287 words)

  
 Noatak, Alaska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Noatak is a census-designated place located in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska.
Noatak is located on the west bank of the Noatak River, 88 km (55 miles) north of Kotzebue.
It is 112 km (70 miles) north of the arctic circle.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Noatak,_Alaska   (539 words)

  
 Maniilaq Association | Northwest Alaska
It encompasses the Kotzebue Sound, Noatak and Kobuk Rivers, and portions of the Brooks Range and Seward Peninsula.The Borough is roughly the size of Indiana, and houses four National Parklands and a National Wildlife Refuge.
Maniilaq Association, the Northwest Arctic Borough School District, NANA Corporation, and the Cominco Corporation are the largest employers in the Borough.
Kotzebue is the commercial center of the Borough, serving as both a shipping hub for Northwest Alaska and a transfer point between Anchorage and the villages.
www.maniilaq.org /aboutNWAlaska.html   (577 words)

  
 Telehealth in the Tundra: Case History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Nowhere is this more apparent than in northwest Alaska, where telehealth has bridged the gap between providers in remote villages and specialists who can provide expanded care to rural patients.
The Northwest Arctic Borough of Alaska includes 11 remote villages; healthcare facilities in each community have minimal capabilities.
Maniilaq manages a health center in Kotzebue, which is the primary healthcare facility for the residents of the borough, as well the village clinics.
www.healthmgttech.com /archives/0304/h0304telehealth.htm   (1192 words)

  
 borough
In England, Borough is pronounced 'burruh' or 'bruh', and burgh is pronounced 'bruh'; in Scotland borough and burgh are both pronounced 'burra'; in America, borough is pronounced 'burrow' or 'borrow'.
Towns were granted borough status by Royal Charter and, until the electoral reforms of the 19th century, returned Members of Parliament alongside those from the Counties.
In Quebec, the term borough is used as the English translation of the French arrondissement, meaning an administrative division of a major city.
www.fact-library.com /borough.html   (314 words)

  
 Index to the Borough of Denali, "the great mountain".
Denali Borough is a borough A borough is a political division originally used in England.
The borough seat A borough seat is the capital city of a borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.
It is bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Caribbean Sea, and on the west by the North Pacific Ocean.
www.rootsweb.com /~akahgp/Borough/Denali/denali.htm   (434 words)

  
 Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska AK, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Alaska > All counties > Northwest Arctic Borough
Northwest Arctic Borough, AK Northwest Arctic Borough is one of 16 boroughs in Alaska.
This was an increase of 4.68% from the 2000 census.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=22233   (395 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Female Politicians in Alaska
Alaska territorial House of Representatives 3rd District, 1957-58.
Alaska territorial House of Representatives 3rd District, 1953-54.
Alaska territorial House of Representatives 3rd District, 1955-58.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/AK/female.html   (822 words)

  
 www.ilovealaska.com/
Location: The Northwest Arctic Borough is comprised of the Kotzebue Sound and cities along the Noatak and Kobuk Rivers in Northwest Alaska.
Culture: The Borough population is primarily Inupiat Eskimo, and subsistence activities are an integral part of the lifestyle.
Subsistence food-gathering and Native craft-making are the primary activities in the smaller communities of the Borough.
www.ilovealaska.com /alaska/cities.cfm?cityid=237   (355 words)

  
 Northwest Arctic Borough: Salmon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Residents of the Northwest Arctic Borough have focused almost all of their salmon harvest activity in the Kotzebue gill net fishery.
Permit ownership by Northwest Arctic residents is almost exclusive to the Kotzebue gill net salmon fishery.
Northwest Arctic salmon permit information is available here.
www.dced.state.ak.us /dca/AEIS/NWAB/Seafood/NWAB_Seafood_Salmon.htm   (146 words)

  
 Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska
Named: Northwest Arctic Borough is comprised of the Kotzebue Sound and cities along the Noatak and Kobuk Rivers in Northwest Alaska.
The Northwest Arctic Borough is comprised of the Kotzebue Sound and cities along the Noatak and Kobuk Rivers in Northwest Alaska.
Kotzebue, with more than 3,000 residents, is the largest community in the region and is the center of government and commerce in the Northwest Arctic Borough.
www.e-referencedesk.com /resources/counties/alaska/northwest-arctic.html   (590 words)

  
 Alaskan Teachers and Community Elders Combine Western Science With Native Ways of Knowing
Supported initially by a 1994 grant from the National Science Foundation, the Alaska Rural Systemic Initiative (AKRSI) was formed through the partnership of the Alaska Federation of Natives and the University of Alaska to integrate Western science, math, and technology with indigenous knowledge systems throughout the state.
The Alaska Rural Systemic Initiative stresses a "pedagogy of place" by linking schooling to the cultural and physical environment in which students are situated.
An important goal of the Alaska Rural Systemic Initiative is to help students meet these standards (including a mandatory high school graduation examination) while focusing on issues, topics, and ways of teaching which make sense in the light of each community's needs and values.
www.ruraledu.org /projects/project0200.html   (3056 words)

  
 Ambler Alaska is loated in the Northwest Arctic Borough. Learn more about
It is 138 miles northeast of Kotzebue, 30 miles northwest of Kobuk and 30 miles downriver from Shungnak.
Alaska News Local and Online Radio, Newspapers, more.
Sewage is collected via 6- and 8-inch arctic pipes and flows to a facultative lagoon through two lift stations, where it discharges to a natural watershed, then to the Kobuk River.
www.welcometoalaska.com /Communities/ambler.htm   (930 words)

  
 Alaska Boroughs & Census Areas (AKGenWeb)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The nearest corollary in Alaska to the county form of government found in most other U.S. states is the borough.
Alaska has 16 boroughs, which together cover less than 30 percent of the state.
The remainder of the state's territory is divided into 11 census areas, which do not have organized borough governments due to sparse population.
www.akgenweb.org /borough.htm   (108 words)

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