Shareholder Spotlight: Rebecca Louie

For CIRI shareholder Rebecca Louie (Tlingit/Aleut), working in affordable housing is more than just a job—it’s a way of combating “the injustice that comes from being low income and doing what I can to help,” she said.

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More than Just Fish

Volunteers distributed 12,000 pounds of fish to Alaska Native families on March 25 and 26 as part of Operation Fish Drop, a grass-roots initiative to ensure Alaska Native Elders and others have access to traditional foods this spring.

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Descendant Spotlight: Torin Jacobs

From an air-conditioned trailer in the Iraq desert, CIRI descendant Torin Jacobs started making the beats that would define him as a hip-hop artist, electronic musician and producer.

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Shareholder Spotlight: Eric Watson

Even during a global pandemic, CIRI shareholder Eric Watson is committed to helping the eight federally recognized tribes within the Cook Inlet region collaborate and strengthen their relationships with each other and with Cook Inlet Tribal Council.

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Shareholder Spotlight: Amber Christensen Fullmer

CIRI shareholder Amber Christensen Fullmer (Inupiaq) decided to mark her hands and arms with traditional lines because, as a mixed-race person, “I could step out of being Native and into whiteness without thinking about it,” she explains.

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