Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribe of Alaska’s (Tlingit & Haida) Tribal Transportation Manager Will Ware has been appointed to serve a three-year term on the Governor’s Tribal Advisory Council to fill the transportation seat. The council was established by Alaska Governor Bill Walker in 2015 and consists of 11 members who represent tribal interest in the areas of wildlife and fisheries, transportation, housing, subsistence, public safety, justice, language and culture, economic development, energy and natural resources, healthcare, and education. Members are appointed by the Governor to identify areas of concern, opportunities for collaboration and suggest policy, programs and other means and methods to address matters affecting the State and tribes.
Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska would like to invite you to a ribbon cutting ceremony and light refreshments (coffee samples and finger foods) to celebrate the grand opening of the Sacred Grounds Café. Juneau’s newest coffee shop will be giving away gift bags full of coffee goodies to the first 50 attendees.
Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) has completed the seventh round of its flagship People Propel® program. The program has made it possible for hundreds of residents in western Alaska to purchase new outboard motors, boats, snow machines, all-terrain vehicles, fishing nets, Toyostoves, and more since its launch in 2013.
Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) through its Scholarship Committee has chosen a Ph.D. candidate and Native education advocate as the 2017 recipient of its annual Judson L. Brown Leadership Award.
Sitnasuak Native Corporation (SNC) is pleased to announce that Ms. Lucille Sands has been promoted to Corporate Compliance Officer. Ms. Sands was originally hired in October of 2016 as a Project Administrator working primarily in contracts administration.