Raven's Circle

Shareholder Newsletter

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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eBSC Engineering, owned by CIRI shareholder Edward L. Hakala, P.E.,

eBSC Engineering, owned by CIRI shareholder Edward L. Hakala, P.E., provides civil and environmental engineering services to architectural firms, municipal governments, state and federal agencies, tribal organizations and private developers. Their greatest interest, however, is in providing engineering support to Alaska Native communities as they address the challenges of sustainability. Their planning services emphasize collaboration […]

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The following CIRI shareholders won 2008 Early Bird cash prizes.

The following CIRI shareholders won 2008 Early Bird cash prizes. Shareholders became eligible for the Early Bird drawing when a valid proxy (for any proxy holder or candidate) was submitted to CIRI or the Inspector of Election by the following deadlines: April 28, 2008    $1,000    Carol Ann Atwater Anchorage, AlaskaApril 28, 2008    $1,000    Katherine May Felix Toksook Bay, AlaskaMay […]

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The 2008 annual meeting of CIRI shareholders included cash door

The 2008 annual meeting of CIRI shareholders included cash door prize drawings for shareholders who submitted a valid proxy by the proxy deadline or registered to vote in person at the annual meeting. Other door prizes were also given out to shareholders present at the meeting. The cash prize winners are as follows:  $5,000    Krista Jeyne […]

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Webcast viewership up from last year

Webcast viewership up from last year Almost 400 CIRI shareholders and 200 guests attended the 35th annual meeting of CIRI shareholders on June 7 in Anchorage at the Sullivan Arena. CIRI’s Board members and various staff members also attended. Shareholders heard a business report from Margie Brown, CIRI president and chief executive officer, and Sophie […]

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Jeralene Marie Anderson of Anchorage, Alaska, won the April 2008

Jeralene Marie Anderson of Anchorage, Alaska, won the April 2008 Stock Will participation prize. To be eligible for the monthly $200 prize drawings, shareholders must have a Will disposing of their CIRI shares on file in CIRI Shareholder Relations. The CIRI Stock Will form and instructions are located on the CIRI website at www.ciri.com. To […]

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Applications for CIRI Shareholder of the Year, AFN President’s Awards

Applications for CIRI Shareholder of the Year, AFN President’s Awards due Sept. 12 CIRI is seeking nominations for the 2008 CIRI Shareholder of the Year Award and the Alaska Federation of Natives’ (AFN) President’s Awards. Nominations must be submitted to CIRI by 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12. The annual CIRI Shareholder of the Year […]

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Bruce Anders brings broad legal experience

Bruce Anders brings broad legal experience CIRI hired Bruce Anders as general counsel on June 16. Anders has practiced for 11 of his 16 years as an attorney in Alaska, and has experience in both private and public legal sectors. “I am pleased that Bruce has joined the CIRI team,” said Margie Brown, CIRI president […]

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