Welcome to the University of Alaska Fairbanks Interior-Aleutian Campus Tribal Management course TM112 – Federal Indian Law for Alaska Tribes.

This is a self-motivated and self-paced online course. Students should plan a learning schedule and progress at an individual pace.

Course Syllabus
How To Take This Course

After completing this online course, you should be able to:

  1. Understand the basic elements of federal Indian law as it applies to Alaska tribes.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the historical significance and continued importance of federal Indian law.
  3. Effectively communicate an understanding of federal Indian law, specifically it’s impact on tribal justice systems.
  4. Effectively communicate an understanding of the current extent of tribal jurisdiction in Alaska.

This course is part of the Tribal Management Program. The Tribal Management Program teaches the job-related skills and knowledge needed for entry-level management positions in tribal institutions, local government and other organizations in rural Alaska. Students perform specific tasks, learn basic management rationale and explore issues in tribal government.

Instructor Lisa Jaeger has served as tribal government specialist for the Tanana Chiefs Conference in Fairbanks Alaska since 1979. The Tanana Chiefs is a Native owned and operated non-profit corporation that provides technical assistance and service delivery to 37 federally recognized tribes in the Interior of Alaska. She has undergraduate degrees in biology and secondary education, and a master’s degree in Northern Studies-Indian Law from the Universities of Arizona and Alaska.

Lisa Jaeger

Register for this class

To register for this class, submit the CRCD Registration Form (PDF) to:
Interior Aleutians Campus
P.O. Box 756720
Fairbanks, AK 99775

or fax to: 907-474-5208

If you have questions, contact IAC Enrollment Services at 907-474-5207 or the Tribal Management Program at 866-474-5710.

Students must have internet access in order to take quizzes and to participate in the class discussion forum through UAF Blackboard. Students with limited internet access please contact I-AC Student Services for DVD and materials at: 888-474-5207, option 1, ext 3.

This course is available every Spring and Fall Semester.

This Spring semester, the course opens on January 19 and students have until May 4 to complete the class.