Alaska Historical Commission meeting

(Anchorage, AK) – The Alaska Historical Commission will meet in Anchorage on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  The meeting, open to the public, will be at the Atwood Building, 550 West 7th Ave., Suite 1270.  

The commission will address the Ch’u’itnu Historic District, Traditional Cultural Property nomination to the National Register of Historic Places, submitted by the Native American Rights Fund on behalf of the Native Village of Tyonek on September 27, 2017.  Any person or group wishing to address the Commission on the National Register nomination is invited to participate in the public comment session starting at 9:45 a.m.  To comment by phone, arrangements must be made in advance by calling 907-269-8714. 

Owners and partial owners of private property nominated to the National Register of Historic Places have an opportunity to concur in or object in writing to the nomination in accordance with 36 CFR 60.6.  Any owner or partial owner of private property within the nominated Ch’u’itnu Historic District, Traditional Cultural Property who chooses to object to the listing must submit to the State Historic Preservation Officer a notarized statement certifying that the party is the sole or partial owner of the private property and objects to the listing.  Notarized objections must be received by Monday, April 2, 2018 at the Office of History and Archaeology address listed below.  Each owner or partial owner of private property has one vote regardless of how many properties or what part of one property the party owns.  A property will not be listed if a majority of the private property owners in the District object to the listing. 

The preliminary meeting agenda is posted at  A printed copy of the agenda can be requested by calling 907-269-8721, emailing, or writing to the Office of History and Archaeology, Alaska Department of Natural Resources, 550 West 7th Ave., Suite 1310, Anchorage, AK 99501-3565.  The National Register nomination is available at

The Commission also will consider two geographic name proposals and be given brief updates on historic preservation activities since its last meeting in December. 

The Alaska Historical Commission is the review board for the state’s historic preservation program and for naming geographic features in Alaska.  More information about the commission is available at


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Department: Natural Resources
Category: Boards and Commissions
Sub-Category: Historical Commission, Alaska
Location(s): Statewide
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Publish Date: 3/2/2018
Archive Date: 4/5/2018