For almost fifty years, Gulkana has worked to have land that was taken returned to the village. Over many decades, people have trespassed through the village’s sacred burial grounds to gain access to the river, thereby desecrating grave sites.
Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) is pleased to announce the promotion of Alison Schoonover to Sacred Grounds Café Manager.
ANHC will receive $3 million in general operating support to enhance and support its healing, cultural, and educational programming work and an additional $100,000 in technical services.
A storybook for third-graders and an history book for high school students will be written by local experts and distributed for free to help young people and the public access detailed, accurate information on the Alutiiq past.
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.
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Triumphant Journeys: The Alaska Business 2020 Top 49ers
One factor that contributes to successful business operations is the ability to adapt to new situations; rare is the organization that flourishes without changing at all. This year, as we are all acutely aware by now, will go down in history for many, many things including the wide range of methods implemented by businesses as they adapted to the new landscape presented to them by COVID-19.