From the Sealaska Shareholder Newsletter: Representation Matters
Friday, September 9, 2022
“Nothing about us without us” is a widely recognized saying that describes why effective public policy cannot be created without the full participation of the people impacted by it. Alaska Natives make up 18 percent of the population in Alaska but are extremely underrepresented in the Alaska Legislature, local government and positions of power and authority throughout the state. Sealaska believes Alaska will be a better place for all its residents when its leadership better reflects our population. We recognize and thank our shareholders serving in public office at all levels of government in Alaska and beyond.
Sealaska contributes to renovation of ANB/ANS Halls in Angoon and HoonahPosted 6/1/2023
Sealaska recently made two significant donations to support the renovation of the Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood (ANB/ANS) halls in Angoon and Hoonah. The ANB/ANS halls have been a fixture throughout Southeast Alaska for decades. This funding helps to preserve and revitalize these historic gathering places while helping to ensure the legacy of the ANB/ANS lives on in these two communities.“Sealaska and all Alaska Native Corporations owe our existence to the tremendous work of...
Sealaska Announces $1.1 million in 2023-2024 Scholarship AwardsPosted 5/23/2023
2023 Angoon High School graduate and Sealaska scholarship recipient Cheyenne Kookesh, pictured here with her dad. Sealaska is invested in education. We are proud to announce that over $1.1 million in scholarships will be awarded to 462 recipients for the 2023-2024 academic year. Scholarships will support shareholders and descendants pursuing degrees on either a full- or part-time basis, as well as those enrolled in voca...
2023 Community Meetings – Business PresentationPosted 5/15/2023
Gunalchéesh, Háw’aa, T’oya̱xsut ‘nüüsm to all the shareholders who participated our California and Anchorage and Seattle community meetings, as well as those who tuned into the webcast of the Anchorage meeting and our virtual business update. We appreciate your engagement and participation. We look forward to connecting with more shareholders at upcoming in-person and virtual community meetings and events throughout the month of May and beyond. If you are unable to join us at one of our i...
Anchorage Meeting Webcast RecapPosted 5/10/2023
Gunalchéesh, Háw’aa, T’oya̱xsut ‘nüüsm to the more than 500 shareholders who joined us last night at the webcast of the Anchorage community meeting. We appreciated your patience with our technical issues along with your continued good humor and engagement. Sealaska looks forward to connecting with more shareholders at upcoming in-person and virtual community meetings and events throughout the month of May and beyond. All participants in the livestream on MySealaska were automatically enter...
Sealaska Candidates Forum RecapPosted 5/10/2023
Sealaska hosted a virtual candidate’s forum on Monday, May 8 to introduce shareholders to the seven candidates running for four open seats on the Sealaska Board of Directors. The candidates answered a series of questions related to the company’s business performance and the priorities each candidate will focus on if elected. If you were not able to join the virtual event, you can view a recording of the forum here.Learn more about the seven shareholders that applied for the board at Election Connection on MySealaska. There you will find biographical information about each candidate and remember to VOTE your proxy.