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A Conversation with Former CIRI Historian A.J. McClanahan

During a visit to Anchorage earlier this year, the Raven’s Circle sat down with CIRI's former historian Alexandra "A.J." McClanahan.
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CIRI Advocates for Expedited Alaska Native Vietnam Veterans Allotment Program Implementation

Drawn-out and confusing processes, combined with limited available lands, have hindered successful land transfers.
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Carol Gore Retires After 22 Years of Service to CIHA

On June 2, original CIRI enrollee Carol Gore (Aleut) retired from Cook Inlet Housing Authority (CIHA) after having served as its president and CEO since ...
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Salamatof Launches Forestry and Fire Division

Warming temperatures have fueled a spruce bark beetle epidemic across Southcentral Alaska.
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Honoring 30 Years of Service

Together, the CIRI Board and our president and CEO, Sophie Minich, recently announced a transition in leadership that will take place the end of the ...
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Susan Anderson Concludes 23 Years of Service to TCF

On March 31, original CIRI enrollee Susan Anderson departed The CIRI Foundation after having served as the foundation’s president and CEO since 1999.
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In the Family — Give the Gift of CIRI Stock

CIRI stock, the gift of a lifetime!
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Mortgage Program Helps Alaska Native People Achieve Home Ownership

Home ownership – the cornerstone of the American Dream and a traditional signpost of success. However, soaring home prices, low inventory and strict, inflexible criteria ...
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CIRI Supports Go Red for Women

CIRI is a long-time supporter of Go Red for Women, the American Heart Association’s campaign to encourage awareness of the issue of women and heart ...
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CIRI Expands Shareholder and Descendant Opportunities

For 45 years, CIRI has developed business ventures across Alaska and beyond, with the well-being of our current and future shareholders at the center of ...
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CIRI Golf Classic Benefits Four Youth Charities

On a bright and sunny morning, 148 players turned out for CIRI’s 34th Annual Golf Classic, held Friday, Aug. 4 at the Moose Run Golf ...
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Henu’ Community Wellness Court to Serve Residents Across Central Kenai Peninsula

The Kenaitze Indian Tribe (KIT) has entered a historic government-to-government partnership with the Alaska Court System, signing an agreement to create a joint-jurisdiction state-tribal therapeutic ...
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New ASD Superintendent Supports Arise

School on Saturday? Parents, community members, and students didn’t attend classes on Saturday, Oct. 15, but school climate and kindergarten preparedness were the most important ...
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2016 CIRI Youth Art Contest

CIRI wishes to thank the participants in this year’s Youth Art Contest. The continued success of our company depends on young shareholders and descendants who ...
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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch Visits Alaska

With the goal of improving public safety in rural communities throughout Alaska, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch met with Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) and ...
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Silver Mountain Aims for Gold

Whether battling subzero temperatures in the winter or swarms of mosquitos in the summer, Silver Mountain Construction is up to the challenge. The Palmer, Alaska-based ...
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Interns Delve into History and Culture

With the opportunity to interact with board members, explore shared culture and heritage and address issues facing Alaska Native youth, approximately 20 college students and ...
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2016 Annual Meeting

Approximately 100 shareholders turned out for CIRI’s 43rd Annual Meeting, held June 4 in Puyallup, Wash.
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Chickaloon Village Invests in the Health and Education of Its Residents

On May 26, the Chickaloon Village Traditional Council held a graduation ceremony at its Ya Ne Dah Ah (YNDA) School, Alaska’s only tribally-owned and –operated, ...
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Native Youth Olympics Celebrates Community and Culture

Bulk may rule the football field, brawn the wrestling mat and height the basketball court, but compact, slim athletes dominate the wrist carry, one of ...
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A Piece of Alaska Adorns U.S. Capitol Lawn

Standing 74-feet tall, a Lutz spruce from the Chugach National Forest near Seward, Alaska, is this year’s Capitol Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C.
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CIRI Improves Shareholder Employment Programs

Over the past year, CIRI’s Human Resources (HR) department launched new initiatives targeted at encouraging increased shareholder and descendant job hire and engaging the next ...
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CIRI Makes Major Energy Investment

CIRI has become one of the major investors in a large natural gas-fired, combined cycle power plant in Ohio that has been under development for ...
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The President’s Trip to Alaska

One month ago, President Barack Obama made a historic and unprecedented three-day trip to Alaska and I had the honor and privilege to accompany him. ...
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President Obama Comes to Alaska

On August 31, nearly all of Alaska was abuzz with speculation and anticipation as President Barack Obama arrived in Anchorage for an extended visit to ...
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CIRI charts path to professional careers

Starting this summer, CIRI’s expanded internship program is making the first step into a professional career a little easier for graduates and undergraduates.
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A village visit

In the coming months, this newsletter will showcase a series of profiles on the seven ANCSA-certified villages that make up the Cook Inlet region. We’ll ...
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AFN attendees “Rise as One”

On Thursday, Oct. 23, during the opening hours of the 2014 annual convention of the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN), the President of the United ...
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Between hard rock and a hard place

When you live in Idaho’s Silver Valley, toughness comes with the territory. For more than 100 years, the men of this region drilled into the ...
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