It cannot be understated how important Alaska Native Corporations are to the state’s economy. They create jobs locally, in the Lower 48, and internationally. Alaska Native organizations attract millions of dollars to the state by funding programs ranging from community development to education and cultural preservation. Village corporations, the Alaska Federation of Natives, and shareholder dividends are just a few of the topics we cover in Alaska Native news.
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Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) announced the promotion of Nathaniel Betz to Director of Community Programs and the hiring of Oscar Evon as Director of Regional Affairs.
Doyon Foundation and Doyon, Limited are pleased to announce Tiffany Simmons as the nonprofit organization’s new executive director.
The land access agreement allows AIDEA and its contractors controlled access to land owned and managed by Doyon along the proposed route to the Ambler Mining District.
Under the terms of the $18 million contract, the Alaska-based company will make major improvements, including the construction of a new office building, large floating pier, steel access trestle, and updated power and water utility systems.
The new ATJRC website promotes tribal self-governance, inter-community collaboration, and Alaska sustainability.
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Meeting in the Middle
In January, when the Biden administration announced its ban on the future sale of oil and gas leases on federal land, the news understandably ruffled the collective feathers of Alaska’s oil and gas industry.