Submitted 3 months 2 weeks ago by dixie.hutchinson.
The 1,172-mile pipeline was rerouted to just miles from the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation land. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has been concerned about the potential hazards with drinking water, as part of the pipeline would be under the Missouri River. In addition, sacred sites along the pipeline corridor were destroyed and the tribe was concerned about others.
Sealaska applauds and support the efforts of Standing Rock leadership for taking great measures to protect their...read more
Each December Sealaska and Juneau Native partners, host a Juneau Holiday Information. The Juneau Holiday Information Fair will include information on services provided by each of the event partners. In addition to information booths there will be Alaska Native artist tables, information from local service agencies, children’s activities and photos with Santa.
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Submitted 4 months 1 week ago by dixie.hutchinson.
Juneau Community Foundation is pleased to announce a new partner for the Juneau Housing First Project. Sealaska has committed $25,000 towards facility construction. Housing First will provide 32 units of permanent supportive housing and a community facility for Juneau's most vulnerable, chronically homeless adults. A tour of the project took place on November 17, 2016. See tour images here....read more
Submitted 4 months 3 weeks ago by dixie.hutchinson.
The distribution payment will occur in late November, earlier than in years past. Sealaska’s short-term financial priority is to be profitable before investment and ANCSA Section7(i) income. As we approach accomplishing this priority, we are also driving strategic initiatives that will make Sealaska a stronger, more resilient company.
“Sealaska is committed to providing consistent distributions to shareholders,” said Sealaska Chair Joe Nelson. “The distributions that are paid twice a...read more
Submitted 5 months 10 hours ago by dixie.hutchinson.
Dr. Baines went to high school in Phoenix, Arizona and at the time had no intention of going to college. He wanted to join the Marines to see the world. Instead, in 1972, he took a job at a sawmill in his hometown of Metlakatla, Alaska. While in Metlakatla, he was involved in a serious accident that should have killed him, but miraculously he survived. Dr. Baines’ legs, especially his left leg, were crushed. There were no orthopedic doctors in Southeast Alaska so he was airlifted into...read more
Submitted 5 months 11 hours ago by dixie.hutchinson.
It is exciting to see an Alaska tribe exercise its authority as a sovereign government. Alaska tribes like CTA have the knowledge and leadership to self-govern. As a result, CTA is providing positive impacts to its members, residents of Prince of Wales Island and the community. With lands in trust, CTA can increase its activities for the benefits of its membership.
Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska is holding a Land-into-Trust Workshop in Juneau on...read more
necessary steps to transfer a portion of its land holdings into trust with the U.S. Department of the Interior. Placing lands into trust can provide a new source of businesses and opportunities for Southeast communities.
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Submitted 5 months 1 week ago by dixie.hutchinson.
SCL will team with Yaeger Architecture, Inc. and The Morganti Group, Inc. to design and construct a specially designed National Guard Ready Building (Approximately 23,760 square feet). This facility will feature Energy / Infrastructure improvements such as: Backup/Emergency Generator, Organizational Vehicle Parking (Paved), Heating Plant (Solar), and Electric Power (Photovoltaic).
Submitted 5 months 3 weeks ago by dixie.hutchinson.
The DICCE Contract is administered by NNSA’s Office of Nuclear Smuggling Detection and Deterrence (NSDD) (formerly Second Line of Defense) whose mission it is to strengthen the capabilities and commitment of U.S. partner countries to deter, detect, and interdict illicit trafficking of nuclear and other radioactive materials within the interiors of partner countries, across international borders, and through the global maritime shipping system. This U.S. government nuclear...read more