Koahnic Broadcast Corporation held its 21st Annual Alaska Native Art Auction on Feb. 18. This annual fundraising event and celebration of Alaska Native culture features artwork by Alaska Native artists from throughout the state.
The gala had another successful year, with more than 350 business leaders, art collectors, volunteers and some of our state’s finest Native artists coming together to support Native broadcasting. The event raised more than $180,000 for the programming heard on KNBA 90.3 FM.
The event’s volunteers, ambassadors and art selection committee members included long-time donors and several CIRI shareholders and employees, including Susan Anderson, Rachel Batres, Carolyn Bickley, Debra Call, Brianna Cannon, Barbara Donatelli, Joann Kroto-Gonzales, Lisa McKinney and Jaclyn Sallee.