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Save the Date: CIRI Holiday Craft Bazaar

CIRI’s Holiday Craft Bazaar will host approximately 60 Alaska Native artists selling an array of unique handmade items, including beadwork, carvings, clothing, jewelry, woven baskets ...
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Alaska Contends with a Busy Wildland Fire Season

If you looked outside your window this summer, you know that Alaska faced an extremely active fire season.
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September is National Preparedness Month

Prepare now to have the tools and plans in place to make it on your own, no matter where you are when disaster strikes.
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Descendant Spotlight: Caleb King

CIRI descendant Caleb King lives in the Midwest, but his heart belongs to Alaska.
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Native Village of Eklutna Unveils Interpretive Wayside

Representatives from CIRI were pleased to accept an invitation from the Native Village of Eklutna for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Interpretive Wayside art installation ...
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Nonprofit Spotlight: Alaska Native Heritage Center

A gathering place where Alaska Native cultures are nurtured and shared with visitors from all over the state and the world, for 20 years the ...
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CIRI Summer Interns Showcase

On Friday, Aug. 16, CIRI’s summer interns shared with CIRI staff and several Board members all they learned this summer.
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Recovery Through Adventure

Adventure therapy is having a moment. Increasing studies show that it holds benefits for people experiencing trauma, alcoholism, abuse—even gaming addiction.
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Save the Date: 2019 Friendship Potlatches

CIRI and The CIRI Foundation Friendship Potlatches offer CIRI shareholders an opportunity to socialize and celebrate important cultural traditions with family and friends.
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Save the Date: CIRI’s Annual Holiday Craft Bazaar

CIRI's Holiday Craft Bazaar will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 in Anchorage.
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Save the Date: 2019 Annual AFN Convention

The 2019 Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Convention will be held Thursday, Oct. 17 through Saturday, Oct. 19 in Fairbanks, Alaska.
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Second Annual CIRI C3 Experience Bigger and Better than Before

Whether delving into Alaska Native culture, preparing for college or figuring out what it takes to make it in the “real world,” participants at the ...
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You can Help Reduce CIRI’s Environmental Impact

From the comfort of their own homes, shareholders can read the latest CIRI news, update their mailing addresses and other contact information, RSVP for events ...
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Shareholder-Owned Business

Beaver Tales Coffee is owned by original CIRI shareholder Fredrick Dean Bell.
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National Immunization Awareness Month

A program of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Immunization Awareness Month is held each August to highlight the importance of vaccination ...
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CIRI Summer Interns Help Out at Knik Culture Camp

On July 9, CIRI summer interns Rachel Crosley, Ainsley Fullmer, Aubrey Nay and Jordyn Ransom drove out to assist Knik Tribal Council with its annual ...
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Update: Alaska Native Veterans Land Allotment

Eligible veterans asked to update addresses ASAP; VA to provide list of potential applicants by Sept. 19.
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North Wind Group Opens New Office in Guam

CIRI subsidiary North Wind Group’s new office in Guam was commemorated Feb. 7 with an open house and partner outreach, which included a traditional Chamorro ...
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Annual Check Program Change: Checks to Issue in September

To address the problems associated with owners of fractional or small amounts of CIRI stock not cashing their checks, some years back, CIRI implemented an ...
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A Message from the CIRI Board of Directors

The CIRI Board of Directors has been closely monitoring the actions of Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy’s administration since he took office just over eight months ...
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Meet CIRI’s 2019 Summer Interns

As part of CIRI’s company-wide recommitment to deliver benefits that allow shareholders and descendants an opportunity to advance in their careers and lives, in 2015, ...
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CIRI Shareholder Selected to Chair Alaska Human Rights Commission

In April, CIRI shareholder Alice “Debbie” Fullenwider was appointed chair of the Alaska Human Rights Commission.
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Descendant Spotlight: Rachel Crosley

CIRI descendant Rachel Crosley dedicates two hours per week to the Fairbanks, Alaska, chapter of Girls Who Code, a nonprofit organization that seeks to support ...
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Fireweed Business Center Window Replacement Project

The Fireweed Business Center, CIRI’s corporate headquarters in midtown Anchorage, is an elegant, energy-efficient building that promotes productivity in a comfortable and controllable work environment. ...
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Shining a Light on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

In the U.S., violence against Indigenous women has reached unprecedented levels.
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New Shareholder Participation Committee Members

Please join CIRI in welcoming the following new adult SPC members, whose terms will expire June 2022.
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Chief Simeon Chickalusion Potlatch 2019

In honor of Chief Chickalusion and the residents of Susitna Station, a potlatch featuring food, music, dance and prizes will be held Saturday, Aug. 3 ...
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Save the Date: 2019 Color of Justice

A law-related education program designed to promote diversity in the legal profession and judiciary, 2019 Color of Justice will be held Sept. 26-27 in Anchorage. ...
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Beetle-Killed Spruce Trees Available for Harvest

Alaskans may now receive permits to harvest beetle-killed timber from select state lands as firewood for personal use.
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CIRI Settlement Trust Passes by Sizeable Margin

At the 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, shareholders voted to create the CIRI Settlement Trust.
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‘Molly of Denali’ Premieres July 15 on PBS

“Molly of Denali” holds the distinction of being the first nationally distributed children’s series in the U.S. to feature an Alaska Native lead character.
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Meet CIRI’s New Board Chair

Following the 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on June 1, the CIRI Board of Directors elected Douglas W. Fifer (Tlingit) as Board chair.
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Descendant Spotlight: Stephen Foster

“When you draw on baleen, everything you see is white, as opposed to pencil and paper, where everything you draw is black. You have to ...
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CIRI Shareholder Statistics

View shareholder statistics as of year-end 2018.
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The CIRI Foundation has Moved!

As of June 6, The CIRI Foundation has a new physical and mailing address.
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2019 Election Results

Certified results show that CIRI shareholders re-elected five incumbent directors to the CIRI Board of Directors at the company’s 2019 Annual Meeting.
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2019 Annual Meeting Prize Winners

The 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders included cash prize drawings for shareholders who submitted a valid proxy by the proxy deadline.
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eVote Prize Winners

For the first time ever, shareholders had the option of completing an electronic proxy using CIRI’s web-based proxy system.
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2019 Early Bird Prize Winners

To ensure a quorum was achieved for the 2019 Annual Meeting, the Early Bird Prize Drawings sought to reward shareholders who submitted a valid proxy ...
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Shareholder Spotlight: Taylor Donovan

A love of Alaska and a passion for helping others shaped the career path of CIRI shareholder Taylor Donovan.
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CIRI Gifted Original Benny Benson Alaska Flag

A big “thank you” to shareholder Edward Brown, who recently donated an original Benny Benson Alaska flag to CIRI.
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The CIRI Foundation Scholarship and Grant Deadlines

Information about TCF's general scholarship, vocational training and internship program deadlines.
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Grand Opening of Eklutna Village Clinic

The Native Village of Eklutna and Southcentral Foundation officially opened the newly expanded Eklutna Village Clinic on March 15.
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2019 ANHC Summer Schedule

The Alaska Native Heritage Center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 12 to mid-September.
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Former Peak Oilfield Service President and CEO Passes Away at 66

Michael O’Connor, who served as president and CEO of Peak Oilfield Service Company 1987-2014, passed away Jan. 31.
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Second Quarter Distributions

Elders’ Settlement Trust payments will be mailed/directly deposited June 14. Second quarter dividends will be mailed/directly deposited June 28.
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Hepatitis Awareness Month

Viral hepatitis is a leading cause of liver cancer and liver transplants. Millions of Americans are living with chronic hepatitis, and most do not know ...
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CIRI Settlement Trust

On Oct. 17, 2018, the CIRI Board of Directors approved an action to place a resolution before the CIRI shareholders at the 2019 Annual Meeting ...
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Shareholder Spotlight: Darla Graham

CIRI shareholder Darla Graham (Yup’ik) grew up with CIRI and is largely to thank for launching many of the company's youth programs.
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2019 Annual Meeting Early Bird and eVote Prizes

Shareholders whose proxies (for any proxy holder or candidate) are received on the deadline date for a particular drawing will be eligible for that drawing ...
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Save the Date: 2019 Northwest Information Meeting, Annual Meeting of Shareholders

The Northwest Information Meeting will be held Saturday, May 11 in Shoreline, Wash. The 2019 Annual Meeting will be held Saturday, June 1 in Puyallup, ...
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Guide to the 2018 Annual Report

CIRI recently released its 2018 Annual Report, which summarizes the company's performance last year.
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2019 Shareholder, Elder and Youth Award Nominations

CIRI is accepting nominations for the 2019 awards to be presented at the CIRI and The CIRI Foundation Friendship Potlatches this fall.
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CIRI Increases Ownership in CINGSA

Playing a vital role in ensuring sufficient year-round gas supplies for Southcentral Alaska, Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska (CINGSA) is an underground gas storage ...
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CDC Urges Immunization Amid Current Measles Outbreak

Measles is a highly contagious, infectious, viral disease, and outbreaks have recently occurred in California, Minnesota, New York and Washington State.
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Shareholder Spotlight: Kyla Morris

Now in her sixth year with The CIRI Foundation, CIRI shareholder Kyla Morris (Unangan) works with a “small but mighty team.”
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North Wind Recognized for “Excellent” Performance

For the evaluation period Oct. 27, 2017, through Oct. 26, 2018, North Wind Solutions earned 97 percent of the fee for which it was eligible ...
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2019 CIRI Summer Internship Application Period Now Open

CIRI is now accepting applications for its 2019 Summer Internship program.
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CIRI Executive Explains Importance of Alaska Port Project to Audience in Washington, D.C.

Anchorage has struggled for years with how to finance repairs to the aging Port of Alaska, the state’s premier cargo import terminal located in Anchorage.
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CIRI Next Gen

CIRI's Next Gen story inspires us to continue to evolve alongside our shareholders and descendants, and to provide meaningful opportunities for years to come.
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Next Gen Day Revamped for 2019

Now in its fifth year, CIRI Shareholder Engagement Senior Manager Darla Graham decided Take the Next Generation to Work Day needed a facelift.
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Next Gen Day Pop-Up Art Contest

In conjunction with 2019 Next Gen Day, CIRI hosted a pop-up art contest.
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Shareholder Spotlight: Max Dolchok Jr.

Most kids dread going to the orthodontist, but it was quite the opposite for CIRI shareholder Maxim “Max” Ricardo Dolchok Jr.
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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Dental decay is the most common chronic childhood disease in the U.S., and rates are even more prevalent among Alaska Native children.
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Internship Opportunities

Considering a summer internship? Check out these opportunities.
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SCF Helping Lead Study on Precision Medicine

A group of researchers is working on a study to take a broad look at how precision medicine could be used to benefit the health ...
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‘Fighter in Velvet Gloves’

Alaska Native civil rights leader Elizabeth Peratrovich (Tlingit) has been chosen as the subject for a biography by Alaskan author Annie Boochever.
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2019 CIRI C3 Experience

With the goal of fostering leadership skills and helping prepare shareholders and descendants ages 15 to 19 for college and careers, the CIRI C3 Experience ...
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North Wind Joint Venture Awarded Contract for Mercury Treatment Plant

North Wind Construction recently won a four-year DOE contract to build a mercury treatment facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
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Shareholder Spotlight: Jennifer Showalter Yeoman

As a foster parent, CIRI shareholder Jennifer Showalter Yeoman (Dena’ina Athabascan) has made it her life’s mission to help stem the tide of intergenerational trauma ...
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$1,000 Stock Will Prize Drawing Winners

To encourage shareholders to return a valid will on CIRI’s new Stock Will form, CIRI first announced in September that it would conduct a special ...
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2018 CIRI Shareholder Tax Info

IRS 1099 forms for the 2018 tax year will be mailed to shareholders on Jan. 31, 2019.
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Southcentral Foundation’s 22nd Annual Gathering

SCF's 22nd Annual Gathering will take place Feb. 2 in Anchorage.
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Shareholder Spotlight: John Peratrovich

“Ever since I was a little kid, I wanted to be in law enforcement,” CIRI shareholder John Peratrovich said. “I didn’t come from a law-enforcement ...
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Honoring our Servicemen and Women

In honor of Veterans Day, which is observed each year on Nov. 11, CIRI would like to pay tribute to our men and women in ...
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2019 Board Election

The CIRI Nominating Committee seeks CIRI shareholders interested in nomination to the 2019 CIRI Board of Directors’ candidate slate.
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2018 Friendship Potlatches

View photos from the 2018 CIRI and The CIRI Foundation Friendship Potlatches.
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CIRI Aids Conservation Efforts in Farewell, Alaska

A microscopic bacterium with an outsized name, Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae (M. ovi) is a pathogen that increases mortality from respiratory disease in wild sheep, goats and ...
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KBC Programs Highlight Stories of Recovery and Resilience

The leader in bringing Alaska Native voices to Alaska and the nation, Koahnic Broadcast Corporation (KBC) is committed to covering indigenous issues.
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Shareholder Spotlight: Ivan Encelewski

With “dual passions” around issues of subsistence rights and substance abuse prevention, it seems a natural fit that CIRI shareholder Ivan Encelewski would take active ...
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2018 CIRI Shareholder, Elder and Youth Awards

Congratulations to CIRI's 2018 Shareholder, Elder and Youth Award recipients.
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New Ernie Turner Center Opens

A new era began for Cook Inlet Tribal Council’s Ernie Turner Center on Aug. 1 when a new recovery facility—bearing a name steeped in history—opened ...
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$1,000 Stock Will Prize Drawing Reminder

CIRI will conduct five $1,000 prize drawings from the names of shareholders who return a valid will on the new CIRI Stock Will form to ...
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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

An event that began as a broad effort to help Americans stay safer and more secure online, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is commemorating its 15th ...
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International Breast Cancer Awareness Month

With an aim to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research, Breast Cancer Awareness Month encourages communities, individuals and organizations to spread the word ...
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Inaugural CIRI C3 Experience a Success

The Denai’ina phrase “un nitqetni” translates to “they’re calling one another to come," and it was the theme behind the first-ever CIRI C3 Experience.
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Stand for Salmon Initiative Stripped of Unconstitutional Language

On Aug. 8, the Alaska Supreme Court struck down sections of Ballot Measure No. 1, calling the excluded sections an “unconstitutional appropriation.”
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Vote in the Midterm Elections Tuesday, Nov. 6

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, we are called to exercise one of our basic rights of citizenship by voting for the candidates – at the national, ...
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Shareholder Spotlight: Tanisha Gleason

For CIRI shareholder Tanisha Gleason (Haida), working as a revenue analyst in CIRI’s Land and Resources department is more than a job – it’s a ...
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Jason Moore, Senior Director, CIRI Corporate Affairs, Passes Away

CIRI is sad to report that Jason Moore, senior director, CIRI Corporate Affairs, passed away after a lengthy illness in the early hours of Sept. ...
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New Shareholder and Descendant Discounts

CIRI is pleased to present the following new shareholder and descendant discounts.
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Save the Date: 2018 Friendship Potlatches

2018 Friendship Potlatches will be held Oct. 13 in Kenai, Alaska; Oct. 21 in Anchorage, Alaska; and Nov. 3 in Puyallup, Wash. Please RSVP!
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CIRI Summer Interns Gain Valuable Skills, Insight into Corporate Culture

CIRI’s summer internship program creates opportunities for shareholder and descendant college students, recent college graduates and those enrolled in or recently graduated from an applicable ...
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Phone Scam Targeting ANC Shareholders

Thank you to Eyak Corporation for alerting us to a scam targeting shareholders of Alaska Native corporations (ANCs).
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Save the Date: 2018 Annual AFN Convention

The annual Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Convention serves as the principal forum and voice for the Alaska Native community in addressing critical issues of ...
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ALAXSXA | ALASKA

As part of its goal to enhance the heritage of Cook Inlet region’s Alaska Native people, The CIRI Foundation is joining with community partners to ...
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[Cancelled] CIRI’s Fifth Annual Holiday Craft Bazaar

CIRI's 2018 Holiday Craft Bazaar will be held Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Fireweed Business Center in Anchorage.
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Overview of Settlement Trust After 2017 Tax Act

The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) Amendments of 1987 permit Alaska Native corporations (ANCs) to establish settlement trusts, which were designed as a mechanism ...
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New CIRI Stock Will

Complete CIRI’s newly designed Stock Will form and you may win one of five $1,000 special prizes.
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Shareholder Spotlight: DaJonee’ Hale

Meet CIRI shareholder DaJonee’ “Nene” Hale (Athabascan), a recent graduate of Central Methodist University and a rising basketball star.
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Register to Vote in the Upcoming Midterm Elections by Oct. 7

You have the power to shape our future, but only if you exercise your right vote!
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ANVCA Shines Light on Contaminated Lands Issue

Unbeknownst to them at the time, hundreds of contaminated sites would be conveyed to ANCs under ANCSA – including 650 “known” tracts of land, according ...
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Shareholder Spotlight: Karen Voy

“Be proud of who you are and where you come from, but be especially proud of how you treat others.” It’s an adage original CIRI ...
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RIVR Streaming App Now Available

A youth-oriented online radio stream, Rising Indigenous Voices Radio (RIVR) mixes cultural and educational content with music that appeals to teens and young adults.
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2018 CIRI Summer Interns

Please join CIRI in welcoming its five summer interns.
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New Shareholder and Descendant Discount

Janssen Funeral Homes offers a 25 percent discount on full traditional services (visitation, service and burial costs) and a 10 percent discount on minimal services ...
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2018 Certified Annual Meeting Results

The Inspector of Election has certified that CIRI shareholders have elected five individuals to serve three-year terms on the CIRI Board of Directors.
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SCF President and CEO Reappointed as Harvard Visiting Scientist

Recognizing her ongoing contributions to the Global Health and Social Medicine department at Harvard Medical School, Southcentral Foundation President/CEO Katherine Gottlieb has been reappointed as ...
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CITC President Appointed Chair of National Commission on Native Children

Cook Inlet Tribal Council President and CEO and original CIRI shareholder Gloria O’Neill was recently appointed to the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission ...
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Human Remains at Dillingham Grave Site

On June 10, the Bristol Bay Area Health Corp. recovered human remains from the eroding grave site area located above Kanakanak Beach in Dillingham, Alaska. ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Mat-Su Timber Deal Could Make Harvesting of Beetle-Killed Spruce on CIRI Land Viable

Though only a quarter inch in length, spruce bark beetles can wreak outsized devastation. Over the past 35 years, spruce beetle outbreaks in Alaska have ...
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ATHENA Society Honors CITC President and CIRI Shareholder Gloria O’Neill

While the Anchorage ATHENA Society’s annual luncheon is focused on recognizing individual women who mentor and empower others, CIRI shareholder Gloria O’Neill (Yup’ik) chose to ...
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Shareholder Spotlight: Michael Kashevarof

With his boundless energy and upbeat personality, CIRI shareholder Michael Kashevarof (Aleut) has quickly established himself as a staff favorite at CIRI.
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Native Youth Olympics 2018 Highlights

View highlights from this year's Native Youth Olympic games.
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Reminder: 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

The 2018 CIRI Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held Saturday, June 2 in Soldotna, Alaska.
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Path to Independence

Path to Independence comprises a network of partners committed to changing the way the Anchorage community views, and solves, homelessness.
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Mark your Calendar: The CIRI Foundation Scholarship and Grant Deadlines

The CIRI Foundation general scholarship deadline is June 1, and the vocational training grant deadline is June 30.
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CIRI Delivers Strong Financial Performance in 2017

A combination of hard work, wise investments and employing the right people to fulfill CIRI’s mission – these are the keys to maintaining a strong, ...
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CIRI Applauds Signing of EIS for Cooper Landing Bypass Route

As any Alaskan sport fishing enthusiast can attest, “combat fishing” is very much a reality. Nowhere is this more apparent than near the confluence of ...
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Shareholder Spotlight: Adam Leggett

Father, son, military veteran, business professional, recipient of a “Top 40 Under 40” award and Alaska Native culture bearer – CIRI shareholder Adam Leggett (Dena’ina ...
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Save the Date: 2018 Information Meetings, Annual Meeting of Shareholders

CIRI’s 2018 Shareholder Information Meetings will take place April 28 in Anchorage and May 12 in Puyallup, Wash. CIRI’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will ...
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2018 Annual Meeting Early Bird Prizes

To encourage early submission of proxies, CIRI is offering $15,000 in Early Bird prizes!
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CITC Summer Camps for AN/AI Students

Cook Inlet Tribal Council, a CIRI-affiliated nonprofit, offers free summer camps for Alaska Native and American Indian (AN/AI) students 12 to 14 and 15 to ...
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Where are They Now?

With the 2018 summer internship application deadline fast approaching (May 11), we thought we’d check in with a few of our former interns to see ...
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Guide to the 2017 Annual Report

CIRI recently released its 2017 Annual Report, which summarizes the company’s performance last year and contains information readers can use to better understand CIRI’s business ...
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Anchorage Votes by Mail on April 3

In December 2015, the Anchorage Assembly approved a resolution implementing a Vote by Mail election process beginning with the 2018 regular election.
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Descendant Spotlight: Danielle Larsen

Beadwork, painting and sewing – when it comes to creating art, CIRI descendant Danielle Larsen (Inupiaq, Koyukon Athabascan and Unangan Aleut) doesn’t play favorites.
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Safe to Sleep

As Tribal people, we are no strangers to higher-than-average rates of a laundry list of diseases and other health disparities. Among these are sleep-related deaths, ...
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Anchorage Vote by Mail – April 3, 2018

In 2015, the Anchorage Assembly approved a resolution directing the Municipal Clerk's Office to explore implementing a Vote by Mail election process beginning in 2018. ...
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Save the Date: 2018 Senior Native Youth Olympics

The 2018 Senior Native Youth Olympics will be held April 26-28 in Anchorage.
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Shareholder Spotlight: Marie Stewman

You learn a lot over more than two decades with the same employer. In the case of original CIRI shareholder Marie Stewman (Alutiiq), that includes ...
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TCF President and CEO Receives Governor’s Arts and Humanities Award

For her role in strengthening communities through a commitment to improving Alaska’s social, economic and civic life, CIRI shareholder Susan Anderson, president and CEO of ...
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IT Security Tips and Tricks

CIRI’s Information Technology (IT) department has come up with tips to help average users protect their devices. Read on for ways to increase your security ...
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2017 CIRI Shareholder Tax Information

IRS 1099 forms for the 2017 tax year were mailed to shareholders on January 31, 2018. The proper IRS forms and schedules to use when ...
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Save the Date: Koahnic Broadcast Corporation 2018 Alaska Native Art Auction

Mark your calendar! Koahnic Broadcast Corporation's 2018 Alaska Native Art Auction will take place April 4 in Anchorage.
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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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Descendant Spotlight: Kristin Helvey

It seems a contradiction, but CIRI descendant Kristin Helvey’s (Athabascan and Yu’pik) small-town Alaska upbringing inspired her to see the world.
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Making Language History

It’s snack time for the toddlers in Grace White and Rose Savok’s classroom. As the two Clare Swan Early Head Start teachers help their young ...
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A Note to Shareholders Regarding the CIRI Calendar

As you may have noticed, CIRI did not produce a 2018 calendar. The cost for producing, printing and mailing the calendar is significant and increases ...
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Farewell Sheep Hunting Permits

About 200 miles west of Anchorage, near Farewell, lie two townships of mountainous CIRI property. As in previous years, recreational use permits will be issued ...
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Winter Wonderland

The Raven’s Circle asked shareholders and confirmed descendants for photos interpreting the theme “Winter Wonderland.” Thank you to all those who sent in submissions!
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New Episode of CIRIosity Now Available

Download the newest episode of CIRIosity, the CIRI podcast, “Reforming Criminal Justice in Alaska.”
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Securing Yourself and Your Technology

With the holidays just behind us, you may have received a gift -- a smartphone, tablet, TV or appliance -- that connects to the internet. ...
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SCF Receives Presidential Honor

On Nov. 16, it was announced that Southcentral Foundation, a CIRI-affiliated nonprofit, would receive a 2017 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
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Shareholder Spotlight: Kenneth Boire

CIRI shareholder Kenneth “Ken” Boire (Iñupiaq) grew up inhabiting two worlds. As a young child, he lived on the edge of Nome in a one-room ...
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CIRI Compliance Strives for Greatness

As CIRI’s Corporate Compliance manager, Raymie Hamann works hard to monitor and report on current trends and developments in the compliance industry and to identify ...
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Call for Photos: ‘Winter Wonderland’

We invite all CIRI shareholders and confirmed descendants to send us their photos interpreting the theme “Winter Wonderland" by Monday, Jan. 15. Selected photos will ...
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CIRI News

2018 Board Election

The CIRI Nominating Committee seeks CIRI shareholders interested in nomination to the 2018 CIRI Board of Directors’ candidate slate.
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Shareholder News

Southcentral Foundation 21st Annual Gathering

Southcentral Foundation's Annaul Gathering is a family-friendly event where you can learn more about services available at SCF and in the community.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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2017 Friendship Potlatches

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

CIRI Participates in the Great Alaska ShakeOut

At 10:19 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, as part of Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills being held nationwide, CIRI staff participated in a Drop, Cover, and ...
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Shareholder and Descendant Spotlight

Shareholder Spotlight: Bob Crowe

Bob Crowe likes to keep moving. Whether fighting wildfires, putting out metaphorical fires in his job as an IT network specialist or engaging in his ...
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Cobell Settlement: Reminder to Submit Documentation

The final deadline for submitting documentation so that payment can be made has been set by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ...
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Fourth Quarter Shareholder Distributions

Fourth quarter dividends in the amount of $10.10 per share will be mailed or directly deposited Dec. 7. Fourth quarter Elders' Trust payments of $450 ...
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Searching for Alaska Native Territorial Guard Members

An Alaska Territorial Guard task force has been assembled and is searching for ATG members in order to provide them with honorable service records, including ...
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Shareholder and Descendant Spotlight

Shareholder Spotlight: Autumn Olson

Autumn Olson has some advice for young people interested in applying for CIRI’s summer internship.
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CIRI Bids 2017 Summer Interns Farewell

A program that creates opportunities for students and recent graduates, CIRI’s summer internship program allows shareholders and descendants to gain insight into the company's culture ...
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Are You a Missing Class Member of Claimant of the Cobell Settlement?

The final deadline for submitting documentation so that payment can be made has been set by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ...
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Shareholder News

Alaska Native Leader to be Featured on $1 Coin

For her efforts to fight discrimination on behalf of Alaska Native peoples, Alaska civil rights leader Elizabeth Peratrovich (Tlingit) will be commemorated on a $1 ...
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Business News

CIRI Resolves Land Issues

When it comes to managing CIRI’s lands, the company abides by a philosophy that strikes a balance between sustainably developing resources and protecting lands for ...
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Business News

Over 30,000 Indian Trust Settlement Class Members Missing

Are you a missing class member or claimant of the Cobell Settlement? The claims administrator is seeking missing class members and claimants and must receive ...
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Shareholder and Descendant Spotlight

Shareholder Spotlight

When it comes to locating missing shareholders, CIRI's Shareholder Relations department relies on a crack team that includes Lydia Thorne and Lucy Untiet.
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CIRI News

Student Conservation Association 2017 CIRI Youth Crew

To ensure Alaska Native youth remain connected with their land, culture and heritage, since 2010 CIRI has sponsored a Student Conservation Association (SCA) Youth Crew.
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The CIRI Foundation Celebrates 35 Years

A private foundation established in 1982, The CIRI Foundation (TCF) has contributed more than $29 million for the Alaska Native beneficiaries of CIRI to participate ...
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Shareholder and Descendant Spotlight

Shareholder Spotlight: Paneen Petersen

Colorectal cancer took the life of Paneen Petersen’s mother when she was only 45 years old. Paneen was 12 at the time. “I grew up ...
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Meet CIRI’s Summer Interns

As part of CIRI’s commitment to provide shareholders and descendants valuable experience in their career fields, this summer CIRI placed five young shareholders and descendants ...
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New CIRIosity Podcast Episode Available

Download the newest episode of CIRIosity, “TCF at 35,” which explores the history of The CIRI Foundation.
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Shareholder and Descendant Spotlight

Shareholder Spotlight: Rona Johnson

A self-described “late bloomer” when it came to her career, CIRI shareholder Rona Johnson has more than made up for lost time.
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