Barbara Cadiente-Nelson

Barbara Cadiente-Nelson

Juneau School District

Native Education Grants


Juneau, AK

“The Native people of Southeast Alaska are some of the strongest, most innovative people in the world. I am proud to represent our people and work together to build a strong, enduring corporation that will benefit future generations.”

Barbara is the Vice President and Treasurer of F/V Star of the Sea, Inc. and the Native Education grants administrator for the Juneau School District.

She serves as chair of the Shareholder Relations Committee, a member of the Governance-Nominations Committee and Finance Committee, and serves as a Trustee on the Sealaska Heritage Institute Board of Trustees. Barbara has been a Sealaska Director since 2009.

She is a member of the Douglas Indian Association (DIA) Culture and Education Committee (former chair).

Barbara is Tlingit/Eagle, Teikweidí (Brown Bear clan), L’eeneidí/Filipino yádi (child of). Her Tlingit name is X’eishx’