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Fairbanks, Alaska Hosts Annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympics None 

Fairbanks, Alaska Hosts Annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympics

The annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympic Games (WEIO) will take place at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks from July 18 through 21, 2018. A four-day series of traditional Alaska Native athletic competitions, WEIO draws Native athletes and dancers from around the state, the United States, Canada and Greenland, as well as visitors, fans and media from around the globe.

Alutiiq Treasures Arrive From France None 

Alutiiq Treasures Arrive From France

The Alutiiq Museum received a shipment of rare ancestral objects from France’s Musée Bolougne-sur-Mer.

APICDA Board Announces New CEO None 

APICDA Board Announces New CEO

The board of Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association announced that Luke Fanning, APICDA’s CFO will be taking over the Chief Executive Officer leadership role from Larry Cotter.

Family Donates Exquisite Northwest Coast Collection to Sealaska Heritage None 

Family Donates Exquisite Northwest Coast Collection to Sealaska Heritage

A Washington family has donated an exquisite collection of Northwest Coast objects to Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) so that it may be studied by artists and scholars.

Gloria O’Neill to Serve as Chair for National Commission on Native Children None 

Gloria O’Neill to Serve as Chair for National Commission on Native Children

Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC) President and CEO Gloria O’Neill was recently appointed to the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children, an independent federal committee which aims to identify the complex challenges facing Native children in Alaska and across the US.

Coastal Villages Kicks off Another Summer of Youth Employment Programs and Celebrates 20 Years of Interns None 

Coastal Villages Kicks off Another Summer of Youth Employment Programs and Celebrates 20 Years of Interns

Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) is employing hundreds of Western Alaska youth this summer through its longstanding internship and Youth-to-Work programs.

Seaweed, Seal Oil Contest Winners Announced None 

Seaweed, Seal Oil Contest Winners Announced

Southcentral Foundation President/CEO Reappointed as Harvard Visiting Scientist None 
NANA Announces New Commercial Group President None 

NANA Announces New Commercial Group President

NANA announced that John L. Hendrix will join NANA as president of its growing Commercial Group, and will oversee the performance and growth of NANA’s commercial businesses.

NANA Appoints Four Individuals to New Positions None 

NANA Appoints Four Individuals to New Positions

NANA Regional Corporation recently appointed four individuals to new positions within its family of companies.