Youth Representative Applications
Teens aged 13 to 17 have an opportunity to apply to be youth representatives on the Shareholder Participation Committee (SPC). To be eligible to serve, interested youth must be a CIRI shareholder or a confirmed, registered CIRI descendant and must submit (a) an application, (b) a letter of introduction, (c) a reference letter and (d) a short essay explaining why he or she wants to serve as a youth representative and what he or she knows about his or her Alaska Native heritage and about CIRI.
Youth representative applications must be received by Shareholder Relations by 5 p.m. Alaska Daylight Time on Aug. 13 to be considered. The application can be downloaded and printed at ciri.com or is available in the Shareholder Relations Department.
Youth Art Contest Submissions
Interested CIRI shareholders or descendants aged 5 to 12 may submit original artwork interpreting the theme “#IamAKNative” and a completed entry form to CIRI to be entered in the 2015 Youth Art Contest. Winning entries will be displayed at the CIRI and The CIRI Foundation Friendship Potlatches this fall.
Youth Art Contest entry forms can be downloaded and printed at ciri.com and are also available in the Shareholder Relations Department. Completed art contest entry forms and submissions must be received by Shareholder Relations on or before 5 p.m. Alaska Daylight Time on Aug. 13, 2015.