CIRI 2017 11

Day: November 20, 2017

Business News

Native Corporations Drive Alaska Economy

The results are in: Alaska Native corporations (ANCs) are a major force in Alaska’s economy. Of the 49 top revenue-grossing Alaskan-owned businesses, 22 are ANCs – more than any other industry.

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CIRI News

Hitting the Streets to Help the Homeless

What started as a small idea from the Peer Support Group has blossomed into an all-out effort by Cook Inlet Tribal Council’s (CITC) Peer Support Recovery team to lend Anchorage’s homeless community a helping hand.

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Shareholder News

Correction

An article in the October 2017 Raven’s Circle indicated that, if confirmed, Tara Sweeney would become the first Alaska Native person nominated by the president and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to fill a senior government position.

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Shareholder and Descendant Spotlight

Descendant Spotlight: Ben Jacuk

Without CIRI, Ben Jacuk jokes, “I’d probably be uneducated and single.” With a new wife and a second master’s degree in the works, Ben credits CIRI with helping him along the path to both higher education and love.

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Shareholder News

Koahnic Sweeps Native American Journalists Association Awards

On Sept. 8, Koahnic took home awards in six categories at the 2017 Native American Journalists Association awards.

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Recipes

Recipe: Russian Tea Cakes

This recipe for Russian tea cakes was submitted by CIRI shareholder Bernadene Henrie of Anchorage.

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Shareholder News

2017 Friendship Potlatches

View a photo gallery of the CIRI and The CIRI Foundation 2017 Friendship Potlatches.

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CIRI News

2017 CIRI Shareholder, Elder and Youth Awards

Congratulations to Shareholder of the Year Greg Encelewski, Elder of the Year Gemma Gaudio and Youth Recognition Award recipient Julianne Wilson.

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CIRI News

CIRI Hosts SPC Meeting

CIRI hosted its Shareholder Participation Committee members Oct. 23-24 at the Fireweed Business Center, the company’s corporate headquarters in Anchorage. The two-day meeting covered a range of topics and issues.

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CIRI News

CIRI’s Fourth Annual Holiday Craft Bazaar

Get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping while you support Alaska Native artists! To be held Saturday, Dec. 2 at the Fireweed Business Center in Anchorage.

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