Raven's Circle

Shareholder Newsletter

Henek (pronounced HEH-nik) is the Dena’ina Athabascan word for news

Henek (pronounced HEH-nik) is the Dena’ina Athabascan word for news or information. It’s also a useful CIRI information Web page that includes a current company directory and event calendar. This company resource can be accessed by employees on the road or at home. Henek will be published and updated periodically. Please send your suggestions for new […]

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Edna C. Harris, 53Edna C. Harris died April 9, in

Edna C. Harris, 53Edna C. Harris died April 9, in Anchorage. Ms. Harris was born Jan. 29, 1955, in Noatak, Alaska. She is survived by her husband, Nereus S. Harris Jr.; daughters, Charlotte B. Harris and Millie L. Harris; and son, Nereus D. Harris III. Lillian M. Lapp, 88Lillian L. Lapp died April 14, at […]

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CIRI strives to ensure correspondence, reports, newsletters and dividends reach

CIRI strives to ensure correspondence, reports, newsletters and dividends reach shareholders in a timely manner. It is important for shareholders to notify CIRI Shareholder Relations and the U.S. Postal Service of all address changes. The following CIRI shareholders do not have a current mailing address on record with the shareholder relations department, and should fill […]

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Kenai Peninsula College graduate

Kenai Peninsula College graduate CIRI descendant Wesley A. Little graduated from Kenai Peninsula College in Kenai, Alaska, on May 6 with an Associate of Arts degree. Wesley will continue his education at the University of Alaska Anchorage in the fall and will study for a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing studies. Wesley thanks The […]

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Miss Teen Highland

Miss Teen Highland CIRI descendant Cavalier Chapman, daughter of CIRI shareholder Shelley Robertson and Craig Robertson, is Miss Teen Highland 2008. Cavalier, 15, competed for Miss Teen California with Danfranc Productions over the weekend of April 18-20. Although she did not win the state title, she had a good time and a great learning experience. […]

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Dimond High graduate

Dimond High graduate CIRI descendant Suzanne Elizabeth Callander graduated from Dimond High School on May 14. Suzanne is the daughter of CIRI shareholder Lori Anderson of Anchorage. She is the granddaughter of James Lindgren and the great-granddaughter of Sara Francis Lindgren and the late Herman Darien Lindgren, all of Kenai, Alaska. Suzanne plans to attend […]

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Counseling psychology master’s degree

Counseling psychology master’s degree Rebecca Prieto of Anchorage, the daughter of CIRI shareholder Mona Eben of Unalakleet and Eduardo Prieto of Havana, Cuba, received her Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Alaska Pacific University (APU). Commencement exercises were held on April 26. Rebecca wore a traditional Inupiaq atikæuk (dress) and mukluks. She also donned […]

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University of Idaho graduate

University of Idaho graduate CIRI shareholder Kerrie Mathews graduated from the University of Idaho with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences on May 8.With the support of her husband Terry, daughter Lynzee and sons Jeff and Jacob, she was able to juggle a job with Fish and Game and go to school. She managed […]

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Eastern Oregon University graduate

Eastern Oregon University graduate CIRI descendant Whitney Leman graduated from Eastern Oregon University with a bachelor’s degree in media arts and a minor in business on June 15. In high school, she was an outstanding 2A Alaskan high school basketball player for the Ninilchik Lady Wolverines from 1999 to 2003, earning First Team All State […]

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Minnesota high school graduate

Minnesota high school graduate CIRI descendant Sadie Lynn Baktuit of Litchfield, Minn., graduated from Litchfield High School on June 1. Sadie is the daughter of CIRI shareholder and Kenaitze Indian Tribe member Shawn Mari Baktuit. She is the granddaughter of the late Albert E. Baktuit and the great-granddaughter of the late Ella Miller Morey. Sadie […]

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UAA honors graduate

UAA honors graduate CIRI descendant Jenessa Louise Encelewski graduated with honors from the University of Alaska Anchorage on May 4 with a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education. She also received her Alaska State Teaching License. Jenessa is the daughter of CIRI shareholder Grant and Jonna Encelewski. She was president of the Anchorage chapter […]

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CIRI shareholder was first Alaska Native women pilot

CIRI shareholder was first Alaska Native women pilot Ellen Evak Paneok’s creative spirit expressed itself in the air, on paper and in her selfless giving as a volunteer to service organizations. Her wit and humor served her well and at the same time entertained her friends and passengers. A true Alaskan, Paneok was the first […]

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The Tikahtnu Commons Workforce Initiative is a partnership between CIRI,

The Tikahtnu Commons Workforce Initiative is a partnership between CIRI, Cook Inlet Tribal Council Inc. (CITC) and the Alaska Department of Labor that aims to increase the Alaska Native hire rate of the project by recruiting and preparing applicants for construction and retail jobs. The initiative is in full swing, with CITC playing a lead […]

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CIRI employment opportunities

CIRI employment opportunities CIRI currently does not have any job openings, but encourages CIRI shareholders and Alaska Natives to check CIRI’s website, www.ciri.com, or call Leona Johnson at (907) 263-5123, for future job openings.

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Upcoming events at the Heritage Center

Upcoming events at the Heritage Center The Alaska Native Heritage Center is one of a family of nonprofit subsidiaries created and initially funded by CIRI to serve CIRI shareholders’ and other Alaska Natives’ social, health care and cultural needs. The Heritage Center is a cultural center and museum in northeast Anchorage. The Heritage Center holds […]

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