The Community & Economic Development Specilist will be a full-time salaried position for the Organized Village of Kake. Applications are due Friday, August 25, 2017. Submit applications to Sheryl Kelly via fax (907.785.4902) or email.
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Sustainable Southeast Partnership (SSP). SSP is a successful model of creating impact through partnerships and collaboration. SSP partners include international, regional and community-based organizations as well as representatives from tribal governments in Southeast Alaskan including Kake, Klawock, Sitka, Kasaan, Hydaburg, Hoonah and Yakutat.
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Our small part in the program, provides free carving material, delivered to many communities where the youth academy programs are held. We can see that many people are participating and benefiting from the work and efforts of SHI. Our small contribution allows SHI to use it’s precious resources to for programs and in return benefits shareholders by bringing more cultural activities to communities. We are humble by the recognition in SHI’s outreach.
Sealaska Technical Services, LLC (STS) was recently awarded the 8(a) Environmental Consulting contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Walla Walla District valued at $9.9 Million. STS is an Alaskan Native 8(a) small disadvantage business with principal offices in Richland, Washington. STS is a full-service engineering, technology integration and environmental consulting company with a...read more
Submitted 3 weeks 4 hours ago by dixie.hutchinson.
Sealaska, Tlingit & Haida adn Sealaska Heritage Institute are joining together to host a medical fundraiser and appreciation dinner for Senator Albert Kookesh. Albert has been diagnosed with cancer. He has dedicated his life to advocating and supporting Southeast communities and people. Please join us with your support.
Albert is Tlingit, Eagle, Teikweidí (Brown Bear), child of L'eeneidí (Dog Salmon) Clan. His Tlingit names are KA ShAAN and YikdehHeiN.
Stepping blocks were recently placed in a bog area near Hydaburg, Alaska, on a trail connected to the park just south of the village. The blocks were put in place by youth participating in a TRAYLS program, sponsored by the Organized Village of Kasaan (OVK).
TRAYLS is a partnership, aimed at increasing the knowledge, experience and leadership in forestry, fisheries, engineering and recreation. The goal: encourage higher education and employment in natural resource stewardship and...read more
Submitted 1 month 23 hours ago by dixie.hutchinson.
Sealaska directors honored Rosita Worl for her years of dedication and service. She first joined the board in 1987 as an independent candidate. She fought for Native communities on a local and national level, including the campaign to enroll the next generation of shareholders.
In 1987, Dr. Worl joined the board as an independent candidate. A beloved mentor to numerous artists and leaders, Rosita’s powerful presence impacts people in Southeast and beyond. As a director of Sealaska,...read more
Rosita Kaaháni Worl advised directors that she would not seek re-election to Board that expired on June 24, 2017. "It has been my honor and privilege to serve on the board," said Worl. "I have always said that since I was elected to this office, Sealaska has always been my highest priority second to my family, and I’ve devoted my energies to this end. I am proud to have contributed to making Sealaska a leader as a preeminent Native corporation. At this point in my life, I have other priorities to which I’d like to devote my attention."
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Sealaska’s net income for 2016 is $14m, a $2m increase from 2015. Sealaska’s strategic focus on growing business income, contributed to net income improvements in 2016, despite a decrease in ANCSA Section 7(i) and investment income in 2016.
Highlights from the CEO Business Presentation
(0:56) Financial overview of Sealaska's revenue and net income since 2015
(0:47) COO Terry Downes explains why Sealaska sold some of its businesses over the last few years. Some were unprofitable or losing money. But as well, they were not close to Alaska and not in industries that resonated with Alaska Native values.
In Round 2, finalists will participate in P2P’s innovative Business Boot Camp, get access to business mentors from around the region, and receive one-on-one consulting to develop their business models and plans.
P2P is in its fifth year, and is a partnership between...read more