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Proactive approach to environmental permitting pays off for village relocation

by the Denali Commission On April 19, Joel Neimeyer, federal co-chair of the Denali Commission, was in Washington, D.C., to sign the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Mertarvik Infrastructure Development project, marking the end […]

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New report on CDQ program confirms deep flaws and explores potential solutions

by CVRF Staff Coastal Villages Region Fund has commissioned and released a report examining economic need among the areas served by each of the six Western Alaska Community Development Quota (CDQ) groups. Coastal Villages is […]

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AVCP seeks withdrawal of Bering Sea from the Proposed National OCS Oil and Gas Program

by AVCP Staff The Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP) submitted comments yesterday (Feb. 27th) on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)’s Proposed National OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2019-2024. Within, AVCP […]

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Calista Corporation Spring Dividend increases to $6.1 million Impact to YK Delta: $4 Million

by Thom Leonard Calista (cha-LIS-tuh) Corporation’s Board of Directors recently approved a 2018 spring dividend. Calista’s first dividend of the year totals $6.17 Million, up from $5.95 million the previous year. Calista estimates there will […]

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Calista Corporation declares 10th Elders’ Benefit Distribution

$325 Provided to Each Original Shareholder Aged 65 Years and Over. The Calista (cha-LIS-tuh) Corporation Board of Directors recently approved the 10th consecutive Elders’ Benefit Program distribution, totaling over $700,000. Original Calista Shareholders 65 years […]

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Calista Corporation declares $2.4 Million Akilista Dividend Spring and Akilista Dividends Total $49.5 Million

Calista (cha-LIS-tuh) Corporation’s Board of Directors approved the Akilista dividend for 2017. This fall dividend which totals $2.4 million, marks an increase of over seven percent from the previous year. Calista has declared both a […]

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Part Land, Part Water – Always Native 2017 First Alaskans Institute Elders & Youth Conference Keynote Speakers

Celebrate our Native identity, our relationship with our homelands, and living our Ways of Life. Our identity as indigenous peoples is informed by our deep connection to our lands and waters, no matter where we […]

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Joseph of Bethel selected as First Nations Futures Fellow

by First Alaskans Institue First Alaskans Institute (FAI) is pleased to announce the selection of our 7th annual First Nations Futures Program (FNFP) Fellows cohort: Barbara ‘Wáahlaal Gidáak Blake (Haida/Tlingit/Ahtna), Marleah Makpiaq Labelle (Sugpiaq/Iñupiaq), Alissa […]