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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The new face of Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) is Miriam Aarons, promoted from senior director of media and marketing to Vice…
The Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository now owns the land it stands on, after a donation from Koniag, the regional native corporation for Kodiak, and the Kodiak Area Native Association (KANA).
The Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) is pleased to announce Christa Green has been promoted to Head Start Director and Stephen Qacung Blanchett has been hired as Cultural Heritage Manager.
Bering Straits Native Corporation has wholly acquired Central Environmental Inc. and its four subsidiary companies.
Subsidiaries of Ahtna, Inc., the regional Native corporation for the Copper River valley, are adding personnel to the Business Development Department, which provides professional services nationwide.
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Voices of Healthcare: Professional Perspectives
"I think there’s been a change in culture, and I think Alaska has been a little bit more progressive in promoting women,” says Ella Goss, CEO of Providence Alaska Medical Center (PAMC). Goss started working at Anchorage’s largest hospital in 1997 as an ER nurse and rose through the ranks of management. Providence has intentionally promoted female leaders from within, she says, developing their potential because the talent pool in Alaska is so small due to the state’s population.