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Celebrating the Moananuiākea Voyage for Earth: Chapter 1 Navigating the traditional waters of Southeast

Sealaska believes that a better future for people and planet is within reach. Join us for a four-part video series exploring ocean health, navigating the waters of Southeast Alaska and the ways in which the ocean connects us to our relatives across the Pacific. In June 2023, Southeast Alaska was honored to welcome Hawaiian relatives from the Polynesian Voyaging Society (PVS) to the traditional lands of the A’akw and Taku Kwáan people for their latest expedition: Moananuiākea, a voyage for


‘Intern’-generational intern buddy program sees priceless impacts from program alumni

by Shareholder Development Intern Evan Roberts Pictured left to right: Interns Shaelene Moler and Muriel Reid along with Bethany Goodrich and Kaylah Duncan of the Sustainable Southeast Partnership. Duncan served as an “intern buddy” for both Moler and Reid, along with Chet Russell (not pictured). Sealaska’s intern program is structured to provide support to every intern as they begin their new positions – for many, this is their first full-time job experience. This summer, through the intern “buddy” program, a


Shareholder Participation Committee members provide virtual update

In 2019, Sealaska established three Shareholder Participation Committees (SPC), with a goal of increasing communication and collaboration between the board of directors and the shareholders they serve. Now in their fourth year, these committees offer an opportunity for Sealaska to strengthen engagement between shareholders and the board and build relationships between communities and those who serve them. The committees are made up of shareholders representing the interests of three regions — Southeast Alaska, Other Alaska and Outside Alaska. Members of


Sealaska board provides third quarter update, shareholder Q&A session

Sealaska’s quarterly Board Q&A sessions offer shareholders and directors a chance to connect in a casual online environment, empowering shareholders to ask questions directly to the board and providing directors a chance to hear shareholder voices on the issues that are important to them. Sealaska directors were pleased to provide an update from the July board meeting and offer space for questions at the third quarter Virtual Board Q&A session, held on August 8. Shareholders from around Alaska and across


Quarterly Board Meeting Recap – Third Quarter 2023

The Sealaska board of directors met for its quarterly committee and board meeting on July 27-28. All Sealaska’s actions and efforts are driven by our mission to strengthen people, culture and traditional homelands and inspired by shareholder voices and priorities — something which is honored and remembered each time the board convenes. In the most recent shareholder survey, we heard from shareholders that advocating for Native rights is a top priority. Based on this feedback, the board continues to prioritize


Sealaska supports landless legislation recently introduced in 118th Congress

Over the summer, Alaska’s congressional delegation introduced new Landless bills to the 118th Congress: S. 1889 (introduced by Sens. Murkowski and Sullivan) and H.R. 4748 (Introduced by Rep. Peltola and Rep. Pete Stauber (R-MN). Sealaska continues to support the effort, providing funding to Alaska Natives Without Land and advocating for progress with both Alaska and Lower 48 representatives. “We are closer than ever to legislation being approved in Congress,” said Director Nicole Hallingstad, who hails from the Landless community of


Our people, our stories: documentary “Indigenous Resistance: Now and Then” explores resistance and resilience in Alaska Native communities

“Indigenous Resistance: Now & Then” is a powerful telling of stories of resistance from Indigenous perspectives, sharing recent history and the impacts of colonialism on culture – and the ways in which our communities continue to stand up against it. Sealaska shareholders can preview it here until August 8. This award-winning short documentary by Haida director ‘Wáats’asdiyei Joe Yates stands in direct contrast to the way many narratives of Alaska Native history, culture and legacy are shaped – from the outside.  


Sealaska Way of Life – Capture our core values, win prizes!

It’s that time of year again! Bring OUR VALUES to life during the 2023 #SealaskaWayOfLife photo contest for a chance to win prizes. The contest begins Monday, July 17 and submissions will be accepted through Friday, August 11. Storytelling is at the heart of who we are at Sealaska. We want to continue to tell our story from your vantage point. Introduced in 2020 as a way to foster connection and engagement amid the pandemic, Sealaska Way of Life is


Q&A with Board Youth Advisor Breylan Martin

by Communications Intern Tara Moreno-Goodwin Each year, Sealaska’s board of directors appoints a young adult shareholder or shareholder descendant to the position of Board Youth Advisor (BYA). By serving in this role, young shareholders and descendants can share their perspectives and insight with the board, creating powerful impact while learning the ins and outs of the board room and leadership role. In 2023, changes to the term length were implemented thanks to the leadership of 2022 BYA Connor Ulmer, who


Special KISFP crew member serves as important reminder that anything is paws-ible when we work together

by Communications Intern Alana Walkush Forest and stream restoration is hard work. And one Klawock Indigenous Stewards Forest Partnership (KISFP) participant in particular has been working his tail off this season. Ziggy the dog has found his calling with the KISFP crew and their restoration work this summer, making himself right at home at the job site each day. Sealaska Director of Shareholder Development Tesla Cox had the privilege of meeting Ziggy in the field during a recent trip with


Sealaska interns witness, participate in community-driven work on Prince of Wales Island

by Evan Roberts, Shareholder Development Intern   In the week leading up to Sealaska’s 2023 annual meeting of shareholders in Klawock, a group of seven interns traveled to Prince of Wales to learn about Sealaska’s community-driven work. 2023 celebrates the launch of Sealaska Abroad — Sealaska’s international internship program. The three students who will be working with Sealaska subsidiary New England Seafoods International (NESI) this summer were joined by Natural Resources, Shareholder Development, and Codefy interns to participate in a variety of


Sealaska welcomes a record-breaking 35 interns to Juneau with Sealaska Connect Week

by Evan Roberts, Shareholder Development Intern In early June, Sealaska welcomed 35 students from across Alaska and the rest of the country to Juneau for the 2023 Sealaska Intern Connect Week — five days full of learning and bonding for Sealaska’s 2023 intern class. For the next few months, Sealaska’s interns will embark on different projects across the country — and globe — spanning diverse fields, from finance and investment to cultural engagement and storytelling to natural resource and sustainable

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