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.
The Alutiiq Museum received a shipment of rare ancestral objects from France’s Musée Bolougne-sur-Mer.
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.
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.
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 Region Fund (CVRF) is employing hundreds of Western Alaska youth this summer through its longstanding internship and Youth-to-Work programs.
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 Regional Corporation recently appointed four individuals to new positions within its family of companies.