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NORTH SLOPE BOROUGH: "ALASKA TODAY." Recordings; n.d. 2 audiocassettes.

The North Slope Borough was incorporated by popular initiative in 1972, as a home rule borough. It is the world's largest municipal government, encompassing 88,281 square miles. Cities in the borough include Anaktuveck Pass, Barrow, Kaktovik, Point Hope, and Wainwright.

The collection consists of two audiocassettes of a radio program entitled "Alaska Today," a program produced by the North Slope Borough. It was the first in a series of environmental education programs which discussed issues and problems affecting Alaskan natives. Topics discussed include oil, land claims, coastal management, industry, the Permanent Fund, poverty, land management, D-2, self-government, and education. (There is some distortion on the tapes.)

The collection was transferred to the archives in 1981.

HMC-0189