Our Businesses

CIRI:  an Alaska Native regional corporation and world-class leader in business

Proudly owned by more than 9,100 Alaska Native shareholders, Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI) is one of a dozen regional corporations created by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971.  Today, CIRI is recognized as a model of success, with business interests across Alaska and around the world.  Every decision we make is guided by our reason for being: to provide economic, social and cultural benefits to current and future generations of shareholders.

CIRI’s financial strength and expertise promotes the success of joint ventures.  Our ability, desire and commitment to seizing opportunities that spur growth, create jobs and contribute to local economies has made us an ideal and sought-after business partner.

CIRI approaches business with a philosophy of respect, honesty and working together to overcome challenges—values that our people have nurtured for thousands of years.

Smart, Diverse Partnership Opportunities

From energy development to construction services, to real estate, CIRI’s continued growth lies in its dozens of ventures in a variety of industries—opportunities made successful by the hard work and ingenuity of our people and partners.

CIRI’s well-diversified portfolio of business operations and investments includes:

CIRI Companies:


North Wind Group

Construction, environmental, facility operation and infrastructure, and technical and engineering services

Idaho Falls, ID | 208.528.8718 | northwindgrp.com


CIRI Land Development Co.

Real estate development and investment

Anchorage, AK | 907.274.8638 | 


Cruz Energy Services LLC

Oilfield services, crane work, rig moves and logistics

Dickinson, ND | 701.483.3016 | cruzenergyservices.com


Cruz Marine LLC

CIRI is no longer operating Cruz Marine, LLC, and has the following heavy marine hauling and construction equipment for sale:

"Millie Cruz" Shallow Draft Tug

"Dana Cruz" Shallow Draft Tug



Fire Island Wind LLC

Sustainable wind energy for Southcentral Alaska

Anchorage, AK | 907.274.8638 | fireislandwind.com

Weldin Construction, LLC

Construction, environmental restoration and construction management services

Palmer, AK | 907.746.3200 | northwindgrp.com/weldin-construction-llc