Since the early 1980s, Sealaska’s internship program has been offering shareholders and shareholder descendants paid professional work experience and on-the-job training throughout Sealaska and its businesses.
This summer, interns worked in numerous departments across Sealaska such as environmental monitoring, natural resource stewardship, communications, construction management and cultural non-profit.
“I've grown up knowing that as Tlingit people we are the stewards of the air...read more
This is the first story in a series featuring the 2018 Sealaska summer interns. See the businesses through their eyes, understand their impact on Sealaska and experience the reconnection with their Alaska Native roots.
Submitted 7 months 4 weeks ago by dixie.hutchinson.
This program is a result of Sealaska’s growing financial strength and ongoing feedback from shareholders in support of meaningful benefits that make a difference in shareholders’ lives and reflect our Native values of helping one another through challenging times.
Deishú roughly translates to “the beginning and the end of the road, eternal journey” in Tlingit and is an area used by the Chilkat village that...read more
Shareholders heard from Sealaska’s management and its board about how the company continues to transform its financial success into added value for its shareholders by increasing shareholder dividends, dedicating more money to scholarships and creating a new bereavement benefit.
Sealaska received a warm welcome from the Wrangell community including a local dance group performance and opening remarks from Wrangell leadership including Mayor Dave Jack, Cooperative Association President...read more
Q: Why does Sealaska have discretionary voting as part of its election process?
A: Discretionary voting is a common practice used by Sealaska and six other ANCSA regional corporations and is provided by Alaska law. Historically, about 25% of voting Sealaska shareholders have used this option. Sealaska shareholders have three choices to complete a proxy:
For decades, we have been coming together every other year during Celebration – as Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people. It is a beautiful thing.
Over the years, much has changed, and yet, much has stayed the same. Technology changes every few months. Leaders change every few decades. We have made progress in some areas. We have regressed in others. Many of the challenges that we face are the same as they were forty years ago....read more
In mid-May, we visited with nearly a thousand Sealaska shareholders, sharing updates about Sealaska and taking the time to listen and learn about each community’s concerns and ideas. To everyone who welcomed us and shared a meal with us, we thank you.
“The purpose of community meetings is to rekindle and nurture relationships, not only with Sealaska but with each other – between shareholders, board of directors, staff and communities,” outgoing Board Youth Advisor Nicole George...read more