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10 percent
 of the 35,000 ANC-related jobs worldwide are filled by Alaska natives.


In some years, more ANC contract dollars went to firms based in Virginia than in Alaska.
Here's the breakdown from 2000-08:

Alaska$5.0 billion
Virginia $4.4 billion
Maryland$1.6 billion
Florida $1.4 billion
California     $1.1 billion

SOURCE: "Participation in the 8(a) program by firms owned by Alaska native corporations," Small Business Administration, July 2009. Top 11 list based on federal 8(a) obligations in fiscal 2007. GRAPHIC: Kat Downs, Jennifer Jenkins and Laris Karklis

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