Realty

Realty Department Information and Transactions | Native Village of Barrow

The Realty Department’s Mission is to provide services to Members to help them protect their land rights.  Some of the services include help with Native Allotments, Probates, Wills, Advertised & Negotiated Sales, Gift Deeds, Revocable Use Permits, Right of Way, Mortgages, Trespass and also Repatriation of tribal funerary objects and human remains to be returned back to origin.

As a service provider for: United States: Department of Interior’s departmental functions connected with U.S. Tribes-recognized by U.S. Congress working with the following Offices: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Special Trustee, and Office of Hearings and Appeals

Realty Department is to protect the land rights for the following land ownership: USS 4615 Barrow Town site -Restricted Trustee Deeds and Native Allotments within the jurisdictional boundaries of Native Village of Barrow.

As a service provider for US Department of Interior, NVB Realty Department has an obligation to complete the US BIA Probates of deceased clients to make sure that all the necessary information is collected for each decease file case and forward the probate package to the US DOI: BIA Alaska Region, Probate and Estate Services at Anchorage, Alaska. When the Probate Package is submitted to BIA Alaska Region; it is no longer in NVB hands but to provide further information need for BIA to submit for Hearing and Decision.

Realty Department is to protect the land rights for the following land ownership: USS 4615 Barrow Townsite -Restricted Trustee Deeds and Native Allotments within the jurisdictional boundaries of Native Village of Barrow.

As a service provider for US Department of Interior, NVB Realty Department has an obligation to complete the US BIA Realty Transaction of clients to make sure that all the necessary information is collected for each transaction case: Revocable Use Permits, Lease, Mortgage, Right of Ways, Negotiated Sales, Advertised Sales, Subdivisions, Gift Deeds and Trespass’ associated with the Restricted Trustee Deed parcel or Native Allotment. Also Repatriation of tribal funerary objects and human remains to be returned back to origin: Native Village of Barrow thru federal regulation on NAGPRA.
 

NATIVE ALLOTMENT:

The subject land was conveyed to the Indian owner under the Native Allotment Act of    May 17, 1906 (34 Stat. 197), and is under the administrative jurisdiction of the Federal government.  The Native Village of Barrow (NVB) has contracted the Real Estate Services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and has the legal authority to protect the restricted land from unauthorized use, alienation, and/or encumbrance

NATIVE TRUSTEE TOWNSITE

The subject land was conveyed to the landowner under the Alaska Native Townsite Act of May 25, 1926 (44 Stat. 629), and is under the administrative jurisdiction of the Federal government. The Native Village of Barrow has contracted the Real Estate Services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and has the legal authority to protect the restricted land from unauthorized use, alienation, and/or encumbrance.

ADVERTISE SALE

Land must be owned, or inherited to sell, Attachment is the Overview of this transaction, D informational sheet 03 2010 is current.
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ALASKA IIM FORM 2020

(Individual Indian Monies)

This contains expiration date 1/31/2020 but it is still good for use.

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NEGOTIATED SALE

Land must be owned, or inherited to sell, Attachment is the Overview, D 1 Informational Sheet 3-2010 is current & Application.
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OHA 7 FORM

OHA 7 Form is the first document “DATA FOR HEIRSHIP FINDING AND FAMILY HISTORY”
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PROBATES

First there must be a Death Report to BIA, in return they provide a Land Inventory to begin the Probate Process.

WILL INFORMATION

The Will Informational Sheet form must be filled out by a person who wishes to write a will.
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GIFT DEED

With the approval of the Secretary of Interior or his/her authorized delegate, Native landowners of restricted property may convey all or part of their land by deed for no consideration, other than “love and affection.”
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REVOCABLE USE PERMIT (RUP)

Temporary Use of Land – Townsite or Native Allotment (either with or without funds for user) need contact information of the applicant, a checklist will be followed for this transaction.
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RIGHT OF WAY (ROW)

The Bureau’s responsibility for the granting of the Right-of-Way (hereafter ROW) is derived from the government’s fiduciary responsibility as trustee for restricted Native land.
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MORTGAGES

With the approval of the Secretary of Interior, or his/her authorized representative, a Native landowner can apply to mortgage his/her land.
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EXCHANGES (409 A)

is when there is a sale of land, the funds in IIM account must be used to paid for another land selected and Retain Restrictions. Call NVB Realty for more information.
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PARTITION

“Partitioning” is the process where heirs owning a portion of a single tract of land divide the land into multiple parcels so that each heir can hold a deed to a specific piece of that land
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REMOVAL OF RESTRICTIONS

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APPLICATION TO LEASE

This form is for use by the landowner & tenant. The landowner/tenant negotiate the term, tenant contact information and finance should be included.
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INFORMATION FOR RESTRICTED LANDOWNERS

AN INFORMATION SHEET FOR RESTRICTED LANDOWNERS
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SAND AND GRAVEL PERMIT

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FEE TO TRUST

DEEDS

We work on deeds for Sales, Gift Deeds requires Bureau of Indian Affairs review and approval.
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TRESPASS

F 1 Affidavit of Trespass must be filled out, notarized and contain Trespassers Contact information.
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There are other documents also needed for the transactions-Applicant call NVB Realty to move forward with the transaction process.

FOR ANY TRANSACTION QUESTIONS CALL 1-907-852-4411 REALTY DEPARTMENT ext. 229 Realty Specialist, ext. 223 Realty Director or 226 for Probate Specialist.