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February 27: Anchorage Daily News on the Katie John case:

...Natives have squared off over the Katie John case. The governor believes he has...sides, here are some of the basics. Katie John is an Athabaskan elder from Mentasta...the federal land in the state. Katie John challenged regulations that excluded...
Katie John reaches celebrity status in Alaska

...Kathryn Martin has found that traveling with her grandmother, Katie John, is like hanging around a celebrity. The pair can barely walk down...England, that's the way I think of her,'' Joseph said. ''That's Katie John.''
State court judge denies injunction to force appeal of Katie John case

...Gov. Tony Knowles to appeal the Katie John subsistence case to the United States...that right,'' Erwin said. The Katie John case, named for an Athabascan be finalized,'' Olson said. Katie John's lawyer, Heather Kendall Miller...
Katie John appeal turns Natives against Knowles challenge the so-called ''Katie John'' ruling threatens their way of...strategy to oppose the governor. The Katie John appeal is ''the pot boiling over...barricades. ''We should stand with Katie John, defend her rights and continue...
Tribe loses Fred John Sr., Native leader and husband of Katie John

...that way. That's why he's the last.'' Most Alaskans might be more familiar with the name of John Sr.'s wife, Katie John, because of a landmark federal court decision in 1955 that adopted her name. That ruling established the federal government's...
Bush appointees have connections to Alaska

...Alaska Legislature to support the appeal of the Katie John subsistence lawsuit. Anthony Principi, Bush's...Knowles' controversial appeal of the landmark Katie John subsistence lawsuit. The 1995 Katie John ruling, named for an Athabascan elder denied...
October 31, 2001 The Anchorage Daily News encourages pursuit of a subsistence amendment

When Gov. Tony Knowles decided to drop the state's appeal of the Katie John case, he also decided to press the battle for an amendment to the Alaska Constitution that would provide a rural subsistence preference...
New challenges face Alaska after subsistence settled

...earlier this week not to appeal the Katie John subsistence case to the U.S. continuing the appeals of the Katie John case. Some believe the only way...hero for ending the appeals of the Katie John case; others see him as a coward...
Statehood defense money deleted from supplemental budget hurt us with the issue of the Katie John case,'' said Sen. Al Adams...the money was intended to push the Katie John case to the U.S. Supreme Court...issues that are at hand, namely Katie John.'' The panel also restored two...
State won't appeal judge's ruling in English-only case

...governor's decision not to appeal, Jacobus said that was a political call. ''The governor decided not to appeal Katie John (a case involving subsistence). Anything that would have a negative effect on Natives he won't appeal.'' A decision...


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