Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) will host a pop-up boutique in Juneau featuring pieces from popular designers of fashion inspired by Native designs.
Alaska Wild Salmon was on the menu and on the Congressional agenda this week in Washington, DC. Earlier in the week, Alaska Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan introduced a resolution marking September as Alaska Wild Salmon month, which could be considered by the Senate this week.
Ahtna, Incorporated (Ahtna, Inc.) announced today that they have rejected a proposed settlement with the State of Alaska regarding lands along Brenwick-Craig (Klutina Lake) Road and near the Historic Gulkana Village off the Richardson Highway. The Ahtna, Inc. Board of Directors voted not to enter into settlement after taking into consideration comments from the affected villages in the region, as well as reviewing the comments submitted to the State during the public comment period.
The Library of Congress has selected Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Baby Raven Reads literacy program for its 2017 Best Practice Honoree award, making it one of only 15 programs in the world to receive the honor this year.
The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) is pleased to announce the promotion of Grace Hawkins to Employment & Training (E&T) Manager.
First Alaskans Institute (FAI) is pleased to announce the selection of our 7th annual First Nations Futures Program (FNFP) Fellows cohort: Barbara ‘Wáahlaal Gidáak Blake (Haida/Tlingit/ Ahtna), Marleah Makpiaq Labelle (Sugpiaq/Iñupiaq), Alissa Nadine Rogers (Yup’ik), Rigel Kutx.ayanahá Joseph Shaw(Tlingit/ Iñupiaq), Lance X̱’unei Twitchell (Tlingit/Haida/Yup’ik/Sami) and Kimberly Williams (Yup’ik).
Bristol Bay Native Corporation is pleased to announce the promotion of Nancy S. Schierhorn and the hiring of Gladys Lind, Jerry Golden and Cindy Mittlestadt.
Umyuaq Construction, LLC, subsidiary of Choggiung Limited, is excited to announce a Small Business Administration approved 8(a) mentor-protégé and joint venture (MPA/JVA) relationship between Umyuaq Construction and CCI Energy and Construction Services, LLC (CCI-ECS). CCI-ECS, the mentor, is a subsidiary of Bristol Bay Native Corporation.
Choggiung Limited is pleased to announce Cameron Poindexter as its new Chief Executive Officer. Cameron will also be heading Choggiung’s new Small Business Administration 8(a) Certified subsidiary company Umyuaq Construction as its General Manager. Cameron brings extensive experience to Choggiung including leadership positions in management, business development, and investment roles at another Alaska Native Corporation.