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Sealaska hosted a live webcast of the 2017 annual meeting. The meeting was held in Hydaburg, Alaska, Saturday June 24, 2017. Hundreds of shareholders participated in the live webcast throughout the day.
The following shareholders were randomly selected as webcast prize winners. Sealaska will be reaching out to the winners regarding their prize. Thank you to all who joined the webcast for the annual meeting.
In 2016 Sealaska set aside about 155,000 acres of land for a carbon bank program. Some of the lands have never been harvested like watersheds, while others have had minimal selective harvesting. Sealaska took the effort to analyze the best opportunity for these lands
World leaders recently reaffirmed its commitment to combating climate change, by signing the Paris Agreement. The United States opted out of the global agreement. In response, several States formed the United States Climate Alliance. Reducing the carbon dioxide emissions is one opportunity to reduce the potential threat of climate change.">Share 0 Comments
Alaska Natives and American Indians have served in the U.S. Armed Forces in every major conflict since the Revolutionary War and in greater numbers per capita than any other ethnic group. (pictured right -- Commander Ozzie Sheakley welcomes NMAI to Southeast Alaska)
World War II, its estimated more than 44,000 Alaska Natives and American Indians served
Vietnam War, its estimated more than 42,000 Alaska Natives and American Indians served
Alaska State leaders are halfway through a special session, to approve a State operating budget among other work, outlined by Alaska Governor Bill Walker.
The Governor issued a statement today, calling on State leaders to do all they can to remove the cloud of uncertainty that hangs over the state. In part the statement says, “Today is the 16th day of a 30-day special session—after a 121-day regular session. I convened the legislature to broker a compromise that fixes our fiscal...read more
Sunrise Patterson spent her childhood summers in Craig, Alaska. The rest of the year, she grew up in Puyallup, Washington attending Chief Leschi Schools. She remembers planting trees along the Puyallup River in sixth grade to keep the temperatures down for spawning salmon. It was here that she connected her Native heritage to a love of science and the environment.
Her passion of caring for the environment led to her college degree in biology. With help from Sealaska scholarships, she...read more