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Alaska Native Claims Selection

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Bureau of Land Management, Interior.


Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance.


As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to NANA Regional Corporation, Inc., Successor in Interest to Napaaktukmeut Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Noatak, Alaska, and are located in:

Kateel River Meridian, Alaska

T. 23 N., R. 18 W.,

Secs. 7 and 8;

Secs. 16 to 21, inclusive;

Secs. 28, 29, and 30.

Containing approximately 5,191 acres.

T. 26 N., R. 19 W.,

Secs. 3 to 10, inclusive;

Secs. 15 to 20, inclusive;

Secs. 21 and 22.

Containing approximately 10,111 acres.

T. 23 N., R. 20 W.,

Secs. 5 to 8, inclusive;

Secs. 18, 19, 30, and 31.

Containing approximately 4,600 acres.

T. 24 N., R. 20 W.,

Secs. 31, 32, and 33.

Containing approximately 1,787 acres.

T. 25 N., R. 20 W.,

Secs. 25 and 36.

Containing approximately 1,239 acres.

T. 26 N., R. 20 W.,

Secs. 1 and 2.

Containing approximately 1,246 acres.

T. 24 N., R. 21 W.,

Secs. 35 and 36.

Containing approximately 700 acres.

Aggregating approximately 24,874 acres.

The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. when the surface estate is conveyed to NANA Regional Corporation, Inc., Successor in Interest to Napaaktukmeut Corporation. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Arctic Sounder.


The time limits for filing an appeal are:

1. Any party claiming a property interest which is adversely affected by the decision shall have until October 29, 2008 to file an appeal.

2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal.

Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR part 4, subpart E, shall be deemed to have waived their rights.


A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513-7504.

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The Bureau of Land Management by phone at 907-271-5960, or by e-mail at Persons who use a telecommunication device (TTD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact the Bureau of Land Management.

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Michael Bilancione,

Land Transfer Resolution Specialist, Land Transfer Adjudication I.

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[FR Doc. E8-22768 Filed 9-26-08; 8:45 am]