So in original. Probably should be “Metlakatla”.
Indian Community) Eskimo, or Aleut blood, or combination thereof. The term includes any Native as so defined either or both of whose adoptive parents are not Natives. It also includes, in the absence of proof of a minimum blood quantum, any citizen of the United States who is regarded as an Alaska Native by the Native village or Native group of which he claims to be a member and whose father or mother is (or, if deceased, was) regarded as Native by any village or group. Any decision of the Secretary regarding eligibility for enrollment shall be final;
 So in original. The period probably should be a semicolon.
Editorial Notes
References in Text

Section 6(g) of the Alaska Statehood Act, as amended, referred to in subsec. (e), is section 6(g) of Pub. L. 85–508, July 7, 1958, 72 Stat. 339, which is set out as a note preceding section 21 of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions.


2000—Subsec. (t)(2). Pub. L. 106–194 substituted “benefit of shareholders, Natives, and descendants of Natives,” for “sole benefit of the holders of the corporation’s Settlement Common Stock”.

1988—Subsec. (h). Pub. L. 100–241, § 3(1), inserted “group,” after “individual,”.

Subsec. (k). Pub. L. 100–241, § 3(2), struck out “and” at end.

Subsec. (l). Pub. L. 100–241, § 3(3), substituted semicolon for period.

Subsec. (m). Pub. L. 100–241, § 3(4), substituted “Group Corporation;” for “Native Group.”

Subsecs. (n) to (t). Pub. L. 100–241, § 3(5), added subsecs. (n) to (t).

1980—Subsec. (m). Pub. L. 96–487 added subsec. (m).

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Pub. L. 108–452, § 2, Dec. 10, 2004, 118 Stat. 3576, provided that: “In this Act [see Short Title of 2004 Amendment note set out under section 1601 of this title]:

Native allotment.—
The term ‘Native allotment’ means an allotment claimed under the Act of May 17, 1906 (34 Stat. 197, chapter 2469) [former 43 U.S.C. 270–1 to 270–3].
The term ‘Secretary’ means the Secretary of the Interior.
The term ‘State’ means the State of Alaska.”