New Permitting Process for Access to CIRI Lands
For the first time this summer, the Kenai River Sportfishing Association will assist CIRI in issuing permits to members of the general public who wish to access CIRI lands along the Kenai River for the purpose of sportfishing.
The Comeback Kick
When 15-year-old CIRI descendant Judah Eason regarded the sealskin ball hanging above him at this year’s NYO, he flashed back to exactly one year ago, when the pain of a bone breaking in half halted his NYO weekend.
Alaska Native Heritage Center
The Alaska Native Heritage Center (ANHC), a CIRI-affiliated nonprofit organization, showcases Alaska Native cultures and serves to educate visitors about the history and traditions of Alaska Native people.
Shareholder Spotlight: Dolly Hills
Dolly Hills’ son, Richard “Rick” Hills, disappeared February 2004 near the town of Sterling, Alaska. It would be 10 years before the family had any answers.
Recipe: Broccoli-Bacon Salad
As the author wrote about this recipe, “If you like bacon, you’ll love this refreshing salad – it’s a great way to consume bacon in a healthier way.”
2018 Annual Meeting Prize Winners
The 2018 Annual Meeting of CIRI Shareholders included cash prize drawings for shareholders who submitted a valid proxy by the proxy deadline, or who registered to vote in person at the Annual Meeting.
2018 Election Results
Preliminary results indicate that CIRI shareholders elected five individuals to the CIRI Board of Directors at the company’s 2018 Annual Meeting.
2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
The 2018 Annual Meeting of CIRI Shareholders provided more than an opportunity to hear the results of the previous year’s financial performance and vote to elect the members of the CIRI Board of Directors.
In Touch: CIRI Elder Honored
Original CIRI shareholder Randi Markussen is pleased to share that her mother, original CIRI shareholder Dorothy Hermansen (Athabascan), has been recognized as the Kenaitze Indian Tribe’s oldest-living Elder.
In Touch: Academic Achievement
Original CIRI shareholder Joseph Hames and his wife, Karrie, are pleased to announce that their daughter Brittanie finished her freshman year of college with a 4.0 grade point average.
In Touch: Accomplishments
Original CIRI shareholder Ronald Drake and his wife, Sandra, are pleased to recognize the accomplishments of their son Willie “Urpac” Francis Drake.
In Touch: Academic and Artistic Achievement
Deborah Nikita is pleased to announce that her daughter, CIRI shareholder Aleshanee Nikita, was recently accepted to the New Mexico School for the Arts, a performing and visual-arts high school.
2018 Early Bird Prize Drawings
To ensure a quorum is achieved for the Annual Meeting, the Early Bird Prize Drawings seek to reward shareholders who submit a valid proxy by certain dates in advance of the Annual Meeting.
SPCs a Vital Link between CIRI Shareholders and the Corporation
Since 1995, CIRI’s Shareholder Participation Committees have helped increase two-way communication between CIRI and its shareholders, identify issues of immediate and long-term importance to shareholders and descendants, and educate shareholders and descendants on the corporation’s mission, business operations, corporate policies and other matters.
Native Village of Eklutna Potlatch/Powwow
The Native Village of Eklutna will hold its 2018 Powwow/Potlatch on Saturday, July 28, and Sunday, July 29, at the Native Village of Eklutna, Mile 26.5 on the Glenn Highway.