Submitted 4 months 3 days ago by dixie.hutchinson.
Our businesses continue to drive our growth at Sealaska in 2017 and we are on track to achieve our short-term financial goal that net income from our businesses will cover our costs and our non-business investments in community and culture related activities.
This goal was the primary financial goal within our 2012 strategic plan. In our plan, our target was to be profitable before 7i and investment income by the end of 2017.
We have passed the halfway point of 2017 and we expect...read more
Submitted 4 months 5 days ago by dixie.hutchinson.
Sealaska partners with TRAYLS through the efforts of Bob Girt. Bob is a former Sealaska engineer, who now focuses on bringing awareness to potential careers in the timber industry. Girt says TRAYLS students were in Kake for the month of June and Prince of Wales for the remainder of the 2017 summer. The program provides hands on training for a variety of forestry skills.
Submitted 4 months 3 weeks ago by dixie.hutchinson.
Craig Tribal Association (CTA) held a community celebration in recognition of its Land Into Trust application. CTA’s application was approved by the U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs in January 2017 and was the first in Alaska.
Sealaska Director Tate London attended the celebration held, Saturday, August 26, 2017. Also in attendance were Craig community members, leaders from the Prince of Wales tribes and the...read more
Submitted 5 months 1 week ago by dixie.hutchinson.
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.
View full position announcement can be found...read more
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. ">Share 0 Comments
Submitted 5 months 1 week ago by dixie.hutchinson.
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.
Submitted 5 months 2 weeks ago by dixie.hutchinson.
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 5 months 4 weeks 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.
Submitted 6 months 2 days ago by dixie.hutchinson.
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 6 months 1 week 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."">Share 0 Comments