Security and Defense

Security and Defense Home / Alaska Center for the Commons The Security and Defense program at the Institute of the North conducts research and educates policymakers on strategic issues relating to the defense of the United States that particularly concern decision...

We the People of Alaska

We the People of Alaska Home / Alaska Center for the Commons WTPA High School Competition The We the People of Alaska program is modeled after the Center for Civic Education’s We the People program, funded until recently under the Education for Democracy Act to...

Geography Resources

Geography Resources Home / Alaska Center for the Commons Alaska is a land of superlatives. It has the highest peak in North America (Mt. McKinley, 20,320 feet) and 17 of the 20 highest mountains in the U.S. It has over 3,000 rivers, three million lakes, and five...

You Own Alaska

You Own Alaska Home / Alaska Center for the Commons You Own Alaska! captures the early hopes and visions of Alaska’s elders and pioneers, as well as the views and stories of today’s Alaskans who share a common love fore the Great Land and are carrying that...

Five Key Laws

Five Key Laws Home / Alaska Center for the Commons There are many laws that shape the governing and management of Alaska’s commons. Through this website, other publications (including a pending curriculum on Alaska’s common land), and classes, the...