Year: 2013

Shareholder News

SAVE THE DATE: 10th Annual Indigenous World Film Festival

10th Annual Indigenous World Film Festival January 17 & 18, 2014 Alaska Native Heritage Center 8800 Heritage Center Drive, Anchorage, Alaska To learn more visit ...
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2014 Alaska Native Art Auction donations sought to support Native programming

Koahnic Broadcast Corporation's Alaska Native Art Auction will be held Feb. 20, 2014 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. ...
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Improvements in primary care in Wasilla

Options for primary health care and dentistry for Alaska Native and American Indian people's have expanded in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. Southcentral Foundation now offers six ...
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Dividend Distributions

2014 dividend payments

CIRI's dividend policy states that the total CIRI dividend payment to shareholders in any given year is equal to 3.5 percent of total shareholders' equity, ...
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Missing shareholders, December 2013

The following CIRI shareholders do not have a current mailing address on record. Shareholders can fill out the change of address form at CIRI’s offices, ...
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Shareholder and Descendant Spotlight

Spotlight: Tiffany Tutiakoff

Nine years ago, as an eager intern, CIRI shareholder Tiffany Tutiakoff stepped into the offices of the advertising agency Northwest Strategies. Her previous jobs at ...
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Attention job seekers! 2014 CIRI Job Fair and Resume Development Workshop

Mark your calendars: the second annual CIRI Shareholder Job and Resource Fair will be held Tuesday, Jan. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in ...
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A Word from the President

A word from the president, December 2013

As we reflect upon 2013 and look forward to 2014, I am reminded of what a great year it has been. For me, personally, I ...
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CIRI nominating committee seeks applicants for the 2014 Board slate

The CIRI Nominating Committee seeks CIRI shareholders interested in being considered for nomination to the 2014 CIRI Board of Directors' candidate slate. To be considered, ...
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CIRI launches village legal clinics

On a crisp, clear November afternoon, the Alaska Air Taxi Otter touched down on Tyonek's icy landing strip. Stepping off the plane were lawyers bundled ...
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In Memory

In memory, December 2013

Davis Kiyutelluk, 90 Davis Kiyutelluk passed away July 26 at home in Shishmaref, Alaska. Mr. Kiyutelluk was born June 15, 1923, in Shishmaref. In the ...
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Business News

CIRI acquires piece of Anchorage skyline

CIRI has joined two other partners to become the new owners of one of Anchorage’s largest office complexes, which features the tallest building in Alaska.
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Shareholder News

CIRI seeks youth perspective on engaging next generation of shareholders

At 16 years of age, Veronica Feldman has a busy life. Between rock climbing and trigonometry classes, she gives tours at the Evergreen Aviation and ...
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Stock Will Prize Winner: Sept. 2013

The winner of the September 2013 $200 Stock Will Participation Prize is Keith James Starforth. Shareholders will have one more opportunity to win an Apple ...
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Business News

Fireweed Business Center progress

The late arrival of winter has allowed significant progress on the site work for the Fireweed Business Center in Anchorage. Deep utility installation was completed ...
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A Word from the President

A word from the president, November 2013

The holiday season is upon us - a time to reflect on the many things in our lives we are fortunate to have such as ...
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Dividend Distributions

Dividend Distributions, Fourth Quarter 2013

Elders’ Settlement Trust payments The fourth quarter CIRI Elders’ Settlement Trust payment of $450 is scheduled for December 13. Original shareholders who are 65 years ...
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Help locate shareholder addresses, November 2013

The following CIRI shareholders do not have a current mailing address on record. Shareholders can fill out the change of address form at CIRI’s offices, ...
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Individual Money Account holders

The U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians is seeking current addresses for Individual Indian Money account holders. Many ...
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In Memory

In memory, November 2013

Jessi Marena Nelsen, 27 Jessi Marena Nelsen passed away Aug. 24 at Merrill Field in Anchorage. Ms. Nelsen was born Sept. 1, 1985, in Seward, ...
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Congratulations to the Youth Art Contest winners

Young CIRI descendants showed off their artistic skills in the first-ever CIRI Youth Art Contest. The entries featured vivid colors and imaginative scenes. The winning ...
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Employment opportunities in Alaska and Washington, Southcentral Foundation

Southcentral Foundation (SCF) offers a wide variety of employment opportunities and is currently recruiting for more than 50 open positions, including a position in Seattle, ...
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Award Announcement

CIRI shareholders recognized by AFN

During the 2013 Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Convention held in Fairbanks, Alaska, two CIRI shareholders, Dr. Shari Huhndorf and Charles Akers, received AFN President’s ...
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Spotlight: Nadia Jackinsky-Sethi leads new program to revitalize Alaska Native art

From exploring the tucked-away corners of the Louvre in Paris, France, to digging through the catalog system at the National Museum of Natural History in ...
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“In My Family” attracts national attention

New programming on Alaska public television is receiving recognition for helping to educate children about the diverse Alaska Native cultures and languages. In My Family is a ...
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Graduate Announcement

Graduate announcement: Jennifer Leigh Norkett

CIRI shareholder Jennifer Leigh Norkett graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and Security on June 7 from Baker College of Muskegon. She is ...
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In Touch with Shareholders

Graduate announcement: Alyssa N. Hudacin

CIRI descendant Alyssa N. Hudacin graduated on May 29 with an associates degree in Surgical Technology from Brown-Mackie College. She received her certification on October ...
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Save the Date: Dec. 7, 2013

ANHC Holiday Art Bazaar Alaska Native Heritage Center Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 8800 Heritage Center Drive Anchorage Alaska 99504 (907) ...
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Thank you potlatch contributors

CIRI and The CIRI Foundation are grateful to the organizations and individuals that contributed to the 2013 Friendship Potlatches held in October and November. Ninilchik ...
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Stock will prize

The winner of the August 2013 $200 Stock Will Participation Prize is Deborah Patricia Tolen and Ryan David Sipary is the winner of the third ...
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CIRI News

2013 Shareholder of the Year Awards

CLARE SWAN SHAREHOLDER OF THE YEAR Since 1989, when CIRI recognized Shem Pete with the CIRI Shareholder of the Year Award, CIRI has been honoring ...
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“Dena’inaq’ Huch’ulyeshi: The Dena’ina Way of Living”

Sept. 15, 2013 through Jan. 12, 2014
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Shareholder and Descendant Spotlight

Spotlight: Aaron Leggett

At 32 years of age, CIRI shareholder Aaron Leggett has played a vital role in preserving and perpetuating the Dena'ina language and culture. As the ...
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CIRI Job and Resource Fair, January 2014

Building on the success of the 2013 CIRI Job and Resource Fair, CIRI is pleased to announce the opportunity for shareholders and descendants to attend ...
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From the classroom to the board room

A Who’s Who in the history of Alaska Native land claims became the first instructors for the inaugural class of the Alaska Native Executive Leadership ...
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Business News

Fire Island Wind on track to double capacity

The Fire Island Wind project celebrated its one year anniversary in September, just in time to begin work on what could become the second phase ...
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CIRI Youth Recognition Award

Descendants Autumn Ridley and Amiel Crandall recognized
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$1.5 million in scholarships and grants awarded to Alaska Native students

Following the June 2013 application deadlines, The CIRI Foundation (TCF) approved more than $1.5 million in scholarships and vocational training grants for approximately 400 students. ...
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Shareholder gathering: Kenai Fall Friendship Potlatch

Kenai Fall Friendship Potlatch
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Save The Date

Northwest Friendship Potlatch

CIRI And TCF Friendship Potlatch, Northwest
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In Memory

In memory, October 2013

Grace Putkuk Vallee, 87 Grace Putkuk Vallee passed away June 8 in Anchorage. Ms. Vallee was born May 18, 1926, in Point Hope, Alaska. She ...
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Seeking shareholders to help build the New Fireweed Business Center

CIRI seeks to hire shareholders to build the Fireweed Business Center. The now vacant 8.35-acre site at the corner of Fireweed Lane and the New ...
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New book offers autism insight

CIRI shareholder Win Quier is the author of “Jeremiah’s Journey: Gaining Our Autistic Son By Losing Him to the System,” which chronicles the life of ...
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Now open, new dental clinic in Mat-Su Valley

Alaska Native and American Indian people eligible to receive tribal health care services may now make dental appointments at Southcentral Foundation’s new dental clinic in ...
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A Word from the President

A word from the president, October 2013

The CIRI Potlatch season is upon us and I have enjoyed the opportunity to meet with shareholders and their families in Kenai and Anchorage earlier ...
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CIRI spotlight: Jorie Paoli

Over a decade ago, CIRI descendant Jorie Paoli worked for CIRI as the community relations intern, then moved into a clerk position within the data ...
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Sam’s Club opens on Muldoon

Sam’s Club has moved into a new 146,000-square-foot building at Tikahtnu Commons in Anchorage. The grand opening was commemorated with a ribbon-cutting attended by the ...
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North Wind recognized as a top environmental firm

For the fifth consecutive year, Engineering News Record (ENR) has named North Wind as a top environmental firm. A wholly owned CIRI subsidiary, this year ...
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A Word from the President

A word from the president, September 2013

It is a privilege to deliver the news that, with the September dividend distribution, CIRI's cumulative dividends paid to shareholders since the company's inception will ...
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Going vertical: CIRI launches plans for new real estate investment

CIRI launches plans for new real estate investment
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$1,000,000: September dividends surpass major milestone

September dividends surpass major milestone
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Help locate shareholder addresses

The following CIRI shareholders do not have a current mailing address on record. Shareholders can fill out the change of address form at CIRI’s offices, ...
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Shareholder’s band plays bass guitar for Nokie Edwards

It’s not every day that an Alaskan band has the honor to play music with a Legendary Hall of Fame guitarist known for his music ...
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2013 call for nominations for the Alaska Native Visionary Awards

Alaska Native Heritage Month is seeking nominations for the 2013 Alaska Native Visionary Awards. The awards aim to recognize and honor Alaska Native people who ...
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In Memory

In memory, September 2013

Inga Ann Caffrey, 74 Inga Ann Caffrey passed away May 30 at home in Seldovia, Alaska. Ms. Caffrey is survived by her daughter, Sondra Caffrey, ...
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Swartz wins Stock Will Prize

The winner of the July 2013 $200 Stock Will Participation Prize is Brandon Myles Swartz. To be eligible for the $200 monthly prize drawings and ...
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Cultural advisors needed for CITC school program

Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC) is seeking volunteers to serve as cultural advisors for the CITC Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Techno-Culture (STEM-TC) in Elementary, ...
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CIRI Shareholders receive National Indian Health Board Awards

Congratulations to Southcentral Foundation (SCF) Board Member Dr. Terry Simpson and SCF President and CEO Dr. Katherine Gottlieb for being awarded the National Indian Health ...
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Need legal advice?

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Special train to run to Fairbanks for AFN

The Alaska Railroad Corporation is pleased to welcome the Alaska Federations of Natives Convention to Fairbanks in October 2013. In the true Alaska spirit, Alaska ...
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Mark your calendars: CIRI and The CIRI Foundation’s annual Friendship

Mark your calendars: CIRI and The CIRI Foundation’s annual Friendship Potlatches are nearing. CIRI held its first annual Friendship Potlatch in 1985 to celebrate family, ...
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Dividend Distributions

Dividend distributions

Elders’ Settlement Trust payments The third quarter CIRI Elders’ Settlement Trust payment of $450 is scheduled for September 13, with the final 2013 Elders’ payment ...
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Federal permits signal progress for oil and gas work

NordAq and Apache set to proceed on CIRI subsurface exploration and development
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CIRI Golf Classic rewards community programs

When volunteers arrived at Moose Run Golf Course early in the morning of Aug. 2 to begin setting up for the 30th Annual CIRI Golf ...
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A Word from the President

A word from the president, August 2013

Wow! What a summer it has been here in Alaska - one of the brightest and warmest on record. It has been so rewarding to ...
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CIRI spotlight: Robin Summers Murphy

CIRI shareholder Robin Murphy had been teaching in the Anchorage School District for more than 20 years, but it took her sister, Heather, from Pittsburgh, ...
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Isaak, Fulton active in Clare to Clare event

CIRI descendants Joel Isaak and Jessica Fulton – both of whom were spotlighted in the CIRI newsletter this year – participated in the Clare to ...
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Purchase CIRI logo items at Lands’ End

Together with Lands’ End Business Outfitters (Lands’ End), CIRI created an “E-Company Store” where shareholders may choose from a variety of items to which they ...
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Mark your calendar, Aug. 31 to Sept. 1

Tamamta Katurlluta: A Gathering of Native Tradition in Homer, Alaska
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Cooking class series: Dinner makes a difference

Beginning in August, Southcentral Foundation (SCF) is offering cooking classes every Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Anchorage at the SCF Health Education ...
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TCF selected to manage major donation to support Alaska Native arts and culture

As part of a new grantmaking partnership with the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation (MACF), The CIRI Foundation (TCF) has been selected to distribute more than ...
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In Memory

In memory, August 2013

Alice Amelia Carroll, 92 Alice Amelia Carroll passed away June 16 at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital in Fairbanks, Alaska. Ms. Carroll was born June 19, 1920, ...
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Boots wins Stock Will prize

The winner of the June 2013 $200 Stock Will Participation Prize is Stephen Christopher Boots. To be eligible for the $200 monthly prize drawings and ...
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Cruz Marine update

Cruz Marine LLC, a CIRI company, acquired a 1,250 horse-powered tug May 2013 and named it Ari Cruz. Ari Cruz joins the shallow draft vessels ...
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A Word from the President

A word from the president, July 2013

Thank you for taking the time to catch up on the latest news and events at your corporation. Here in Alaska, it's hard to believe ...
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CIRI seeks nominations for 2013 awards, Including new youth recognition award

Nominations due August 15
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Affordable care act

The Obama Administration announced new changes to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act that could impact Alaska Natives and American Indians. The nation’s new ...
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North Wind Group names new company president

After a lengthy search, Christopher P. Leichtweis has been named the new president and chief strategic officer of the North Wind Group, a wholly owned ...
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Award Announcement

Award announcement

CIRI descendant Raven Haldane is a recipient of the 2013 Sandia National Laboratories Thunderbird Award presented in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Thunderbird Awards recognize young ...
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CIRI spotlight: Kurt Hermansen-Jent

From Commercial Underwater Welder to Cutlery Artist
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2013 Denali centennial climb successfully comes to a finish

Congratulations to the 2013 Denali Centennial Climb Team for reaching the summit of Denali on June 28 and safely finalizing their descent on Wednesday, July ...
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Athabascan language training opportunities

The Alaska Native Heritage Center (ANHC) is coordinating two week-long Athabascan language trainings this summer. Instructors will lead each group on personal introductions, storytelling and ...
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Carol Gore appointed to the Census Bureau’s national advisory committee

CIRI shareholder and Cook Inlet Housing Authority President and CEO Carol Gore was appointed to the Census Bureau’s National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and ...
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Thomas Huhndorf receives chief’s necklace at SCF’s 2013 Nuka Care Conference

For thousands of years, Alaska Native people have been working together for the good of the whole community and sharing responsibility for improvements. Southcentral Foundation ...
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CITC launches new approach to cultural storytelling and youth empowerment

Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC), along with development and publishing partner E-Line Media, announced the launch of the first indigenous-owned video game company in the ...
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In Memory

In memory, July 2013

Mary Anowruk Alexander, 88 Mary Anowruk Alexander passed away June 27 in Anchorage. Ms. Alexander was born Feb. 19, 1925, in Wales, Alaska. She worked ...
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Shareholder Participation Committee

Shareholder participation committee news

Call for youth representative applications and art contest submissions
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North Wind Construction Services wins Coeur d’Alene Basin Cleanup contract

The Coeur d’Alene Trust selected North Wind Construction Services, LLC for the East Fork Ninemile Creek Waste Consolidation Area and Infrastructure project. The project is ...
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Graduate Announcement

Graduate announcement

CIRI shareholder Marie Stewman recently earned her Master of Business Administration degree from Alaska Pacific University (APU). Stewman earned her Associate of Arts in 2007 ...
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In Memory

In memory, June 2013

Virginia Mae Cullers, 75 Virginia Mae Cullers passed away Dec. 16, 2012, in Willow, Alaska. Ms. Cullers was born Dec. 10, 1937, in Talkeetna, Alaska. ...
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Shareholder/descendant-owned business

Robert Darien, Darien's Drywall and Painting
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Annual Meeting prize winners

The 2013 annual meeting of CIRI shareholders included cash door-prize drawings for shareholders who submitted a valid proxy by the proxy deadline for any proxy ...
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Grand opening for CIRI Alaska Tourism

30% OFF Select Dates in June, book by June 7
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CIRI annual shareholder meeting

Board-recommended slate wins re-election
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2013 Denali Centennial climb commences

The first person to summit Denali remembered by family
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North Wind completes a 4-Star Project

CIRI subsidiary North Wind Services, LLC successfully completed a massive renovation project at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo. North Wind renovated all ...
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Shareholder and Descendant Spotlight

Spotlight: April Kyle

April Kyle, Recipient of Top 40 Under 40 award
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KNBA American graduate

Koahnic Broadcast Corporation conducted a weeklong intensive youth training, the KNBA American Graduate program, from June 3 through June 7. KNBA is one of few ...
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TCF Vocational Training Grant deadline, June 30

The CIRI Foundation’s (TCF) Vocational Training Grant application period opened June 1 for students enrolled in a technical skill training program at an accredited or ...
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Annual Meeting early bird prize winners

The following CIRI shareholders who voted early won 2013 Early Bird cash prizes. The winners were chosen by random drawings conducted by Sramek Hightower, the ...
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Meyer wins Stock Will Prize

The winner of the April 2013 $200 Stock Will Participation Prize is James Warren Meyer. To be eligible for the $200 monthly prize drawings and ...
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Award Announcement

In touch with shareholders

CIRI descendant Aleksandra Peratrovich placed 2nd on the Uneven Bars and 4th in the All-Around during the 2013 Maryland State Gymnastics Championship (Level 4) held ...
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Anniversary Announcement

Happy 60th Anniversary

Happy 60th wedding anniversary to Martha and Jerry Brown
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Fellowship Announcement

Fellowship announcement

CIRI shareholder Glenda McKay was awarded the Ronald and Susan Dubin Fellowship Grant at the School for Advanced Research (SAR) in Santa Fe, N.M. The ...
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CIRI spotlight: Jeanette Tautfest

Greenhouse business is blooming
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Cruz continues strong activity in North Dakota

Cruz Energy Services The winter has not slowed operations in North Dakota’s Bakken oil field. Cruz Energy Services, a CIRI subsidiary, reported a brisk pace ...
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A Word from the President

A word from the president, May 2013

This is an exciting time of year for CIRI. It's the time when we meet with shareholders at a series of meetings leading up to ...
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CIRI makes donation to Kenaitze Indian Tribe

Will benefit the Dena'ina Wellness Center
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New health care law could affect you

Potential impacts of Affordable Care Act
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CIRI descendant to attempt to summit Denali

Mission is to inspire Alaska Native youth
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Promotion announcement

CIRI shareholder Richard Vreeland and Cook Inlet Tribal Council employee Dora Smith are the proud parents of Specialist Wayne Vreeland. Specialist Vreeland is a 2010 ...
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Koahnic Broadcast Corporation produces radio special on Alaska Native people and climate change

Koahnic Broadcast Corporation has produced a special radio program, Alaska Natives and Climate Change in the Arctic, examining how climate change has been affecting Alaska ...
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Get moving, get healthy, get fit at SCF Fun Run and Family Wellness Festival

CIRI’s nonprofit health care affiliate, Southcentral Foundation, is hosting its 7th Annual Fun Run/Walk and Family Wellness Festival on Saturday, May 18. This free community ...
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IT internship program delivering results

First intern makes transition from hotshot to techie
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ANCSA 12(b) land conveyance video

Click here to view the ANCSA 12(b) land conveyance video developed by CIRI’s corporate communications department.
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Fire Island Wind project video

View the Fire Island Wind project video developed by CIRI’s corporate communications department online at www.fireislandwind.com.
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In Memory

In memory, May 2013

Robert Lee Ahgupuk, 57 Robert Lee Ahgupuk passed away Dec. 15, 2012, at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. Mr. Ahgupuk was born April 21, ...
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Help locate shareholders

The following CIRI shareholders do not have a current mailing address on record. Shareholders can fill out the change of address form at CIRI’s offices, ...
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The Alaska Native Heritage Center presents Military Appreciation Day

The Alaska Native Heritage Center presents Military Appreciation Day May 27, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Free Admission with Military ID.
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Reedy wins Stock Will prize

The winner of the monthly March 2013 Stock Will Participation Prize is Tracy Ann Reedy. To be eligible for the $200 monthly prize drawings and ...
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TCF Scholarship and Vocational Training applications available online

June 1 and June 30 deadlines
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CIRI supports Native language program for PBS Kids, In My Family

If your family watches children’s programming on public television, don’t be surprised if you see CIRI President and Chief Executive Officer Sophie Minich make an ...
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National awards for Cook Inlet Housing Authority

Cook Inlet Housing Authority (CIHA) was recently awarded three Bronze Telly Awards for two videos about Loussac Place. The Telly Awards are national awards honoring ...
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Save The Date

Save the date!

Shareholder information meetings and annual meeting
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CIRI, village corporations collaborate on sand and gravel operations

The CIRI land and resources department is working with the CIRI region village corporations to promote and cooperatively develop sand and gravel resources throughout our ...
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A Word from the President

A word from the president, April 2013

If you haven't received it already, CIRI's 2012 annual report and proxy materials are in the mail. I encourage you to review the report that ...
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CIRI distributed resource revenue payments on April 1

Payment was $ 10.7011 per share
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CIRI spotlight: Jessica Fulton

From pageant model to role model
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Stock Will participation prize winners

The winner of the February 2013 Stock Will Participation Prize is Lee Steven Stephan and Patricia Ann Vantubergen is the winner of the first quarter ...
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Koahnic Art Auction generously supports Native broadcasting

Koahnic Broadcast Corporation held its 18th Annual Alaska Native Art Auction on March 7, 2013. This annual fundraising event and celebration of Alaska Native culture ...
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2013-04

In memory, April 2013

View the obituaries of shareholders who have recently passed away
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Guide to the 2012 Annual Report

Understanding CIRI's financial statements
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CIRI spotlight: Joel Isaak

Utilizing art to inspire communication
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A major investor, AMP Capital, joins CIRI-backed wind venture

AMP Ltd., an Australian pension company, provided a major capital investment in wind energy owner Capistrano Wind Partners LLC. The partnership acquires and operates large-scale ...
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A Word from the President

A word from the president, March 2013

Earlier this month I had the honor of participating in the signing ceremony to convey more than 200,000 acres of land to CIRI village corporations. ...
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Kenaitze progress on the Dena’ina Wellness Center

The construction of the Kenaitze Indian Tribe’s Dena’ina Wellness Center remains on schedule for completion next winter. The 52,000 square-foot facility will provide integrated personal ...
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Shareholder information meetings and annual meeting

Meeting attendance is limited to CIRI shareholders and their immediate family members (i.e. spouse, children and/or stock custodian). Shareholders must check in with their guests ...
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Cook Inlet Housing Authority Part of the solution

Alaska is witnessing a population boom among senior citizens and some fear senior housing is not keeping pace. The CIRI-affiliated nonprofit Cook Inlet Housing Authority ...
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Cook Inlet Tribal Council NYO Games Alaska

For thousands of years and countless generations, survival for Alaska Native people depended on individual strength, skill and knowledge, and on the ability to work ...
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CIRI Alaska Tourism discounts

CIRI Alaska Tourism offers CIRI Shareholders and their immediate family members a 30% discount on most CIRI Alaska Tourism products. Some restrictions apply. The discounted ...
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In Memory

In memory, March 2013

View the obituaries of shareholders who have recently passed away
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12(b) land selections finalized

CIRI village corporations get title to 230,000 acres
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CIRI dividend and Elders’ payment news

CIRI will mail or directly deposit its first quarter 2013 dividend of $8.41 per share on March 29. Shareholders who own 100 shares of stock ...
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2013-2014 Education Resources Handbook available online

The CIRI Foundation’s 2013-2014 Education Resources Handbook is now available online at www.thecirifoundation.org.  The Foundation publishes the Handbook to provide education and career planning information for ...
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Resource revenue payment distributions

Section 7(i) of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) requires each regional corporation to share 70 percent of its net resource revenues received from ...
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Alaska Native Heritage Center strives for language data

Effort aimed at helping to revitalize indigenous languages
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Scholarship announcement

Valerie Mullins, CIRI Shareholder and descendent of Michelle Mullins (mother) and Alma Mullins (grandmother), was awarded a scholarship for the 2013 spring semester at Oklahoma ...
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Tikahtnu businesses are opening on schedule

Construction at Tikahtnu Commons in Anchorage is exceeding expectations. Old Navy recently opened, and Famous Footwear and Starbucks are now open for business in the ...
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Happy 100th Birthday

CIRI original shareholder Ruth Amelia Gundrum Daniels celebrates her 100th birthday on February 14. Ms. Daniels was born in Circle, Alaska to Sarah Joseph and ...
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CIRI spotlight: Alexei Painter

Growing up a couple blocks from Alaska’s state capitol building in Juneau had an impact on young Alexei Painter. With both of his parents working ...
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A Word from the President

A word from the president, January/February 2013

It is a great honor and privilege to present my first president's message since accepting the position following the retirement of Margie Brown. We are ...
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CIRI energy venture launches in Eastern Washington

Palouse Wind turbines began spinning December 2012
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2012 CIRI shareholder tax information

CIRI mailed the IRS 1099 forms to all shareholders for the 2012 tax year on January 25, 2013. Some shareholders will receive a second 1099 ...
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Koahnic’s Annual Auction

Save the date
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Anchorage Museum exhibit features CIRI shareholder

William D. English, retired pilot and flight instructor
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O’Neill appointed by Governor Parnell

CITC president and CEO to serve as UA Regent
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The Sugpiaq dance group Imamsuat performs at Smithsonian museum

The Sugpiaq dance group Imamsuat was invited to perform at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI)  Jan. 18-20  as part of “Out ...
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In Memory

In memory, January/February 2013

View the obituaries of shareholders who have recently passed away
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2013 Stock will incentive

Are you eligible to win an Apple iPad 3?
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CIRI welcomes the new director of corporate communications

Jason Moore joined CIRI as the director of corporate communications in January. Moore comes most recently from MSI Communications based in Anchorage where he managed ...
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2013 Elders’ payments and direct deposit information

The trustees of the CIRI Elders’ Settlement Trust approved the 2013 distribution schedule for Elders’ payments in December 2012. The payments will occur in the ...
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Board write-in candidate information due Feb. 22

Shareholders interested in running for the CIRI Board of Directors as a write-in candidate, including those individuals not selected for the Board recommended slate, will ...
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Pennington wins Stock Will prize

The winner for the December 2012 Stock Will Participation Prize is Julia Doris Pennington. To be eligible for the $200 monthly prize drawings, you must ...
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Remodeling underway at Alaska Native Medical Center inpatient pediatrics

Improvements planned to benefit healing process for children and families
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Cook Inlet Regional meetings will continue

Tribes, villages, nonprofits and CIRI collaborate in 2013
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SCF hosts Russian Christmas celebration

Southcentral Foundation and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium will celebrate Russian Christmas on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 at 2 p.m., in the Alaska Native ...
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CITC seeks 300 volunteers, Project Homeless Connect

Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC) is seeking more than 300 volunteers to help make Project Homeless Connect (PHC) a success. The annual project brings people ...
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Koahnic appoints three new directors

Schutt, Call and Storer join the Koahnic board of directors
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Football champ for Alaska medium schools

Cameron Grothe was part of the winning 2012 Soldotna High School football team in the Alaska football state championship game in October. Grothe was selected ...
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CIRI Spotlight: Kristen Guinn

Volunteer bird caregiver, CIRI benefits specialist
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Koahnic announces the 2013 Alaska Native Art Auction

Donations sought to support Native programming
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CIHA’s General Counsel recognized

Recipient of Lawyer of the Year Award
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CIRI Nominating Committee seeks applicants for the 2013 Board slate

The CIRI Nominating Committee seeks CIRI shareholders interested in being considered for nomination for the 2013 CIRI Board of Directors’ candidate slate. To be considered ...
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2013 Dividend payments

CIRI’s dividend policy states that the total CIRI dividend payment to shareholders in any given year is equal to 3.5 percent of total shareholders’ equity, ...
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2012 Stock will prize winners

The winner of the November 2012 Stock Will Participation Prize was Leroy Blaine Hoeldt. As announced in September, in addition to the monthly drawing, shareholders ...
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The CIRI Foundation joins other CIRI nonprofits to benefit from Pick.Click.Give.

Alaskans can easily donate when applying for the PFD
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In Memory

In memory, December 2012

View the obituaries of shareholders who have recently passed away
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Stock will prize drawing eligibility update

Because share fractions create a disproportionate increase in administrative costs and burden, CIRI’s Board of Directors established a policy, effective June 1, 2012, to freeze ...
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