Realty

Our staff provides realty services to Tribal members who are owners of a restricted Native allotments and village townsites.  

What is Restricted Land

Owners of restricted land cannot sell, lease, or otherwise transfer their land, or inherited interest without the approval of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).

Funded through a self-governance compact, TCC Realty conducts the day to day business work for the interests of restricted land owners.

Services

  • Probate: works to appropriately transfer estates to heirs of restricted land owners.
  • Land Transactions: works to comply with federal requirements for gift deeds, removal of land restrictions and selling of restricted lands.
  • Rights protection: works to advocate for land owners, primarily over trespass issues.
  • Appraisals: works to derive monetary values on land parcels.
  • Environmental quality: works to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
  • Archaeology: works to comply with federal requirements on land sales, leases, and changes of status of restricted Indian lands by identifying and protecting Alaska Native heritage resources.
  • Advocacy for Native allotment owners: Includes work on land issues such as the Native Veterans Allotment Act and Land Management policies of the Tribal working group.

Cobell Trust Asset Litigation

We have actively monitored the Cobell trust asset litigation and have provided Tribal members assistance. Please contact our staff for information or documents related to the Cobell settlement or for questions regarding your cobell settlement payment.