Summary: S.1595 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (11/25/1991)

Alaska Native Languages Preservation and Enhancement Act of 1991 - Amends the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to direct the Secretary of the Interior to award grants, under specified conditions, to any Alaska Native Village, consortium of Alaska Native villages, regional corporation established by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, or urban Alaskan Native organization to: (1) enhance, encourage, preserve, and facilitate the ability of Alaska Natives to speak their native languages; and (2) preserve and expand knowledge about such languages.

Requires a grant application to include a plan to preserve the results of the project (such as tapes, textbooks, or transcripts) in a central location for the benefit of future generations of Alaska Natives and other interested persons.

Authorizes appropriations for FY 1992 through 1996.