Qenek is a Dena’ina Athabascan word that means “news” or “information.” CIRI’s shareholder portal, aptly named Qenek, is a free online resource that provides shareholders easy access to a wealth of information.
To better protect area residents, maintain firefighter safety and provide decision space in the event of a wildland fire, a cooperative effort has resulted in a multiyear project to construct a fuel break around the community of Sterling, Alaska.
If you are an artist who wishes to sell his/her wares at CIRI’s Holiday Craft Bazaar, contact Carolyn Bickley, CIRI’s Administrative Assistant, at (907) 274-8638. Deadline to register: 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22.
Cutting-edge technology, spatial comfort and streamlined design – for the second straight year, Eklutna Inc. chose CIRI’s Fireweed Business Center as the location of its annual meeting, held Aug. 20 in Anchorage.
The auburn-colored flowers with the long, slender stem may look innocent enough, but orange hawkweed are an invasive (not native to Alaska), quick-spreading plant that can threaten animal and marine life by altering their habitats.
Insight into CIRI’s culture and businesses, development and mentorship opportunities, professional networking and resume building – CIRI’s summer interns took full advantage of the myriad opportunities offered them (and had lots of fun while doing it!).
Once again, KNBA will provide live coverage of the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Convention proceedings, Oct. 20-22, broadcasting from the Carlson Center in Fairbanks to public stations across Alaska.
The mission of CIRI is to promote the economic and social well-being and Alaska Native heritage of our Shareholders, now and into the future, through prudent stewardship of the company’s resources, while furthering self-sufficiency among CIRI Shareholders and their families.
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Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI) is one of 12 regional corporations established in Alaska by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971. CIRI is owned by over 9,200 Shareholders, primarily of Athabascan, Southeast Indian, Inupiat, Yup’ik, Alutiiq/Sugpiaq and Aleut/Unangax descent.