Sitnasuak Native Corporation (SNC) began distributing a heritage dividend and Elder Benefit to eligible beneficiaries of record as of November 14, 2018.
Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) announced the promotion of Frances Andrews to Tribal Court Administrator.
The SNC Trust is headquartered in Nome, Alaska, and was recently approved by Sitnasuak Native Corporation (SNC) Shareholders on September 22, 2018, at the 44th annual meeting. SNC’s Shareholders are the Trust’s beneficiaries, and SNC’s board of directors are the Trustees of the SNC Trust. The SNC Trust ownership of trust units are identical to the holders of SNC settlement common stock held by SNC Shareholders.
Koniag Board of Directors member M. Brent Parsons passed away last week while he was attending a Koniag Board strategic planning retreat in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Alaska College of Education at the University of Alaska Southeast is the recipient of a five-year $1.26M Indian Education Professional Development grant through the US Department of Education.
Salmon have always been and will always be a vital part of our culture, history, and way of life. The decision by Alaska Native Regional Corporations to oppose Ballot Measure 1 was not easy, given our peoples unique connection to the land and water and the life they sustain, but there’s no doubt that our decision to oppose Ballot Measure 1 was right.
Last week, the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) conference honored three members of the Kodiak community for their service to Native people—Margaret Agnguarta Roberts, Carl Marrs, and Jim Dillard. All three have served the Alutiiq community with distinction and supported the Alutiiq Museum’s work.
This week, GCI’s Channel 907 will provide live coverage of the 2018 Alaska Federation of Natives Convention and will feature additional Alaska Native cultural programming, including AFN Quyana performances and coverage of the 2018 Elders and Youth Conference.