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SHI, USA, School Districts, sign agreements to advance Northwest Coast Art, Math training None 

SHI, USA, School Districts, sign agreements to advance Northwest Coast Art, Math training

Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) has signed memorandums of agreement with the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) and school districts in Juneau, Klawock and Hoonah to teach Northwest Coast (NWC) art, the world-renowned legacy of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian.

NANA Divests Four Anchorage Hotels to JL Properties None 

NANA Divests Four Anchorage Hotels to JL Properties

NANA sold four Anchorage hotels, effective November 7. The new owner, JL Properties, is an Alaska-based real estate and investment firm. The sale is designed to allow NANA to concentrate on furthering Alaska’s resource development industries, including the Red Dog Mine, and its strong federal and commercial group opportunities.

Holiday Catering in Alaska None 

Holiday Catering in Alaska

If there’s one thing everyone loves about the holidays, it’s the food. Well, eating the food. Preparing, perhaps transporting, and cleaning up after the food isn’t quite as alluring as the dining part of the equation. Luckily for businesses large and small, as well as nonprofits and individuals putting on an event, there are fantastic caterers throughout Alaska ready to provide any tasty treat needed, be it appetizers, entrees, desserts, or all of the above.

Symposium will advance tribal governance None 

Symposium will advance tribal governance

An academic forum exploring ways Alaska Native communities can increase self-governance and sustain their own development will be held Nov. 20-22 at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

SHI to sponsor Native Youth Olympics in Juneau None 
SHI to sponsor lecture on preeminent Jilkáat leader None 

SHI to sponsor lecture on preeminent Jilkáat leader

Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) will sponsor a lecture on the prominent Jilkáat Tlingit leader Kaalaxch next week in celebration of Native American Heritage Month.

Doyon Limited None 

Doyon Limited

The Alaska Business Top 49ers are ranked simply by gross revenue, just one of many indications of corporate success. According to Doyon Limited President and CEO Aaron Schutt, Doyon has annual goals that relate to two measures of success: income and shareholder employment. “We also have longer term goals that are usually project driven, or we want to do an acquisition in the next eighteen months, or something like that. But the two annualized goals that get passed down are our income and shareholder employment.”

Study of Ancestral Alutiiq Technology Funded None 

Study of Ancestral Alutiiq Technology Funded

A $49,982 grant to Koniag, Inc. from the Institute for Museum and Library Services will fund a unique Alutiiq Museum collections project, the development of an Alutiiq Technological Inventory. The museum will use grant funds to identify and describe of all the major prehistoric artifact types in its care, an estimated 300 kinds of tools.

Tim Gould Promoted to President of Ahtna Engineering Services, LLC None 

Tim Gould Promoted to President of Ahtna Engineering Services, LLC

Ahtna, Inc. is pleased to announce that Timothy F. Gould, PE, has been promoted to president of subsidiary Ahtna Engineering Services, LLC (AES). Gould has served as the vice president of AES and Ahtna Environmental, Inc. since 2014.

New website helps teach Inupiaq None 

New website helps teach Inupiaq

Students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and beyond are learning the Inupiaq language with help from a website created by a fellow student.