The Alaska Native Heritage Center has hired Emily Keneggnarkayaaggaq” Edenshaw (Yup’ik/Iñupiaq) as Executive Director.
Sitnasuak Native Corporation recently held its forty-sixth annual meeting. Shareholders gathered in Nome to celebrate the corporation’s successes, hear reports, share questions or comments, and vote on three board of directors.
The trustees of Ahtna Hwt-anene (People’s) Trust formally declared a record-high shareholder distribution for 2019 of $15.08 per share. The distribution amount per share has more than tripled in just two years and is the highest dividend/distribution per share in the history of Ahtna.
Bowhead Transport, LLC, a subsidiary of UIC, was busy for most of the summer hauling construction materials and supplies into Mertarvik, where residents of Newtok are relocating.
At the thirteenth Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) General Assembly, the Utqiaġvik Declaration laid the foundation and roadmap for the next four years. One of the many initiatives contained in the Utqiaġvik Declaration is engaging Inuit youth as future emerging leaders.
Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska announced the hiring of Jamie Shanley as Child Care Administrator for the Tribe’s new Little…
Last year was one of outstanding growth for Tyonek Native Corporation (TNC), which saw its revenue increase 85 percent from 2017, reporting 2018 revenue of more than $144 million. This boosted TNC up twelve spots in our Top 49ers ranks, landing them at number 25.
The following is an opinion piece from Richard Chalyee Éesh Peterson, President of the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit and Haida) regarding the topic of the proposed change to the Roadless Rule as it applies to Tongass National Forest.
This year is the debut of Top 49er Choggiung Limited, the ANCSA village corporation for Dillingham. The corporation reported 2018 revenue of more than $95 million, propelling it to number thirty-five in the rankings.
Visitors to the Ahtna region can learn about the traditional, cultural, and historic features indigenous to the area through a series of six interpretive signs.
90.3 FM KNBA will produce and air, full coverage of the 2019 Alaska Federation of Natives Convention, October 17-19, from the Carlson Center in Fairbanks.
In the International Year of Indigenous Languages, an Alaskan indigenous community has launched an immersive app to help save a language and heritage on the brink of extinction.
In This Issue
Mining in 2019: The Year in Review
Following a year when metal prices were both up and down—sometimes dramatically; when international trade squabbles spooked investors to both enter and exit the metals markets; and when mining companies started the year cautiously bullish but ended it cautious bearish, those involved in Alaska mineral exploration, development, and production are once again asking themselves: “Where did we succeed, where did we fail, and where do we go from here?”