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The Alaska Native Heritage Center has been awarded a $1.25 million grant to launch Unguwat: Resilience & Connection, a new Indigenous wellness project to serve young Alaska Native people.
The Alutiiq Museum is launching the Aluutiq Seal program to promote the work of Alutiiq artists and help consumers identify authentic Alutiiq-made art.
“I really encourage all Alaska Native corporations—for-profit, nonprofit, and tribes—to harness the power of media,” says BBNC’s Jason Metrokin. “People need to understand our history, our relevance, and the opportunities we provide, and advertising is a good way to do that.”
The Makushin Geothermal Project would accommodate all of Unalaska’s current and known potential customer base while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing energy security, and helping diversify the local economy.
In the months leading up to the Census, government officials, advertising agencies, and tribal leaders worked together to create public outreach campaigns to encourage Alaska Native participation and ensure Alaska’s communities receive their fair share of federal funding.
At a time of rising unemployment, the web-based portal gives Cook Inlet Tribal Council a powerful tool to connect job seekers to available Alaska-based positions and career resources.
Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) announced that United States Attorney General William Barr has approved the selection of 6th Vice President Catherine Edwards.
For the third year in a row, multiple entities and tribes are coming together to assist Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region villages with the removal of harmful e-waste.
Here is a sneak preview of an article featured in our annual Alaska Native special section, available in our upcoming September 2020 issue.
It’s a victory for underserved communities and dental therapists who help make dental care more accessible.
The Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) announced the hire of Roald Helgesen as Chief Operating Officer…
Bristol Bay Native Corporation continues in its opposition against the mine as Pebble Limited Partnership asserts the dividend is “one more way residents of the region can directly benefit from Pebble.”
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Spreading the Word
When Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) first aired TV commercials featuring the tagline, “A Place That’s Always Been,” the reaction was surprising. Not only because they received numerous accolades and marketing awards for the campaign but because, at the time, it was rare for Alaska Native corporations to market themselves through the media.