I have lived in Alaska my whole life. I am proud to be from here. I live on Little Diomede Island. I love making ulus in school.
According to the 2010 US Census, approximately 5.2 million self-identified American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) live in the U.S., of whom 2 million qualify for federal services.
"American Indians as sovereign nations need partners outside of Indian Country. One of the most important aspects of nation building is the careful cultivation of allies."