Charles Ellanna Hired as Land Technician for Sitnasuak
Charles Ellanna joined the Sitnasuak Native Corporation (SNC) Land Department as the Land Technician in the company’s Nome headquarters.
“We are very glad to have Charles join our land management team,” shares Bobbi Quintavell, president and CEO of SNC. “Our land is our great asset. Charles brings great experience and personal knowledge of our area, cultures, and lands which will continue to ensure we are managing our corporation lands well with our shareholders.”
Ellanna was born and raised in Nome Alaska. He shared, “I am an avid outdoorsman. When I am not working, I am fishing, hunting, camping, or enjoying the amazing countryside views with my family. I am very excited and thrilled to begin my position as Land Technician here at Sitnasuak. I am looking forward to serving and working for Shareholders and clients alike and hope that my past experiences serve the corporation and shareholders well.”
He recently worked with Kawerak in the Land Management Services Program which served the Bering Strait region tribes and people with Native allotment land management, natural resource issues, and probate.
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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.