Sealaska has three classes of Life Estate Stock. This is stock that ceases to exist when the shareholder passes away. It cannot be gifted or inherited.
Class D – Descendant Stock Class E – Elders Stock Class L – Leftouts Stock
Sealaska will notify shareholders who are eligible for Class E Elders Stock. These are original Sealaska shareholders who have reached the age of 65.
To apply for Class D or Class L Sealaska stock you must:
Be eligible (see below)
Fill out the entire application
Print out the application
Have your signature notarized
Be sure to include all supporting documents, including your Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as well as your original birth certificate. For more information about these documents, please visit our Certificates page.
Click the button below to apply:
DESCENDANTS Individuals are eligible for Class D stock (also known as descendant stock) if they meet all of the following requirements:
Were born after December 18, 1971
Are 18 years of age or older
Are lineal descendants of an original Sealaska shareholder (meaning a direct descendant such as a child or grandchild, etc.)
Are 1/4 degree or more Alaska Native (including Tsimshian Indians not
enrolled in the Metlakatla Indian Community), Eskimo or Aleut blood, or
Are United States citizens
Are not shareholders of another ANCSA Regional Corporation (except by gifting or inheritance)
LEFTOUTS Individuals are eligible for Class L stock (also known as Leftouts stock) if they meet the following requirements:
Were born on or before December 18, 1971, and are alive on June 23, 2007
Were eligible to enroll in Sealaska Corporation in 1971 (pursuant to ANCSA) but were not so enrolled
Are “Native” as defined by ANCSA
Are not currently enrolled in Sealaska Corporation, or any other ANCSA
Regional Corporation (except by gifting or inheritance), or the
Metlakatla Indian Community
If you have any questions regarding enrollment or the life estate stock application, please visit our FAQs page. Or you can call toll-free at 800.848.5921 ext. 240 and a Sealaska representative will assist you.
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