The Alutiiq Museum has promoted Rebecca Pruitt to the position of Gallery Coordinator. Pruitt will oversee the daily operations of the Alutiiq Museum Store, assist artists and visitors, develop store merchandise, and host museum events, beginning July 25th. Pruitt is the daughter of Denise Malutin and Chad Pruitt, and a 2012 graduate of Kodiak High School. She began work at the Alutiiq Museum in 2014, and has contributed to everything from collections care and educational outreach to language programming and the museum store.
Ahtna, Incorporated (Ahtna) and the State of Alaska announced today that they have reached agreement on a proposed settlement regarding lands along Klutina Lake Road and near the Historic Gulkana Village off the Richardson Highway. The parties have worked for the past five months to settle on the details of a proposed agreement. The agreement would resolve a legal dispute that dates back to 2007 regarding property interests and use of Klutina Lake Road. The settlement would also resolve long-standing impacts to the Gulkana historic cemetery and townsite.
Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska’s (Tlingit & Haida) Tribal Child Support Unit (TCSU) Manager Jessie Archibald has been appointed by Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Craig Stowers to serve a four-year term as an attorney member for the Alaska Bar Association’s Area Discipline Committee.
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.