At its 47th Annual Meeting of Shareholders, Goldbelt made several announcements, including a summer distribution, continued record profitability, and the 2021 election results.
Alaska Congressman Don Young announced that the US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded more than $5 million in funding to help Alaska Native communities pursuing projects that will reduce energy costs and increase energy security and resiliency.
The Alaska Army National Guard (AKNG) Divestiture Program handed over its 37th site, a Federal Scout Readiness Center built during the Cold War, to Gambell’s Sivuqaq Incorporated in May.
The Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) is pleased to announce the hire of Misty Browne as Manager of the 477 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) department.
Tucked behind the Edward K. Thomas building in Juneau is Tlingit & Haida’s new dome-shaped greenhouse. The project has been months in the making and is based on a vision for a tribal community garden to create food sovereignty.
The decision means that CARES Act funds will be distributed to both ANCs and federally recognized tribes in Alaska. Many Alaska Natives rely on their ANCs rather than their federally recognized tribes to provide services.