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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


Shareholders elect four directors at Sealaska’s 50th annual meeting, held in Klawock

Sealaska’s 50th annual meeting of shareholders concluded Saturday in Klawock with the results of Sealaska’s annual election to fill available seats on the company’s board of directors. Over 300 shareholders attended the in-person meeting in Klawock, with nearly 1,500 shareholders joining via the online livestream on MySealaska. This year, four seats were available, and four board-endorsed candidates, X’agatkeen Morgan Howard, Ka’illjuus Lisa Lang, Saa Doo ou Angela Michaud and Gunaa Shaa Karen Taug were re-elected by shareholders. The elected hold


Mariculture field trip showcases growing kelp, oysters and possibilities for POW students

As a part of the Sealaska Shareholder Development department’s newly expanded curriculum in mariculture, Klawock students recently ventured out to Seagrove Kelp at Port St. Nicholas on Prince of Wales Island (POW). The visit offered students a chance to learn more about the mariculture business and the growing possibilities — and growing workforce needs — of the mariculture industry.   Sealaska believes starting with youth and guiding them on their unique educational journeys while exposing them to potential career pathways

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Surf and Turf course cooks up survival skills for POW students

The Prince of Wales Surf and Turf camp doesn’t serve up steak and lobster. Instead, something much more valuable is on the menu for students on the island: survival skills. The course, offered through a partnership between the school districts and Sealaska’s Natural Resources department, provides all students in the Prince of Wales (POW) school district — including many shareholder and descendant students — an opportunity to learn both water- and land-based survival skills, experience essential to safely work, recreate


Hawaiian voyage Moananuiākea kicks off in Juneau – ‘The time is now to protect our oceans’

Hundreds of people had gathered on the University of Alaska Southeast Campus on Thursday, June 15 to wish the crew of the Hōkūleʻa farewell as they embark on a remarkable journey over the next four years. The event marked the Global Launch Ceremony for Moananuiākea, a voyage that will circumnavigate the Pacific using traditional methods of wayfinding as they visit 36 countries and archipelagoes, nearly 100 indigenous territories and 345 ports. The ceremony, held in Juneau on the traditional lands


New Sealaska-Codefy partnership creates impact, builds skills in tech for young shareholders

Taylor Natkong wanted to learn to code, but without having to leave her culture and homeland behind. Before participating in a new software programming opportunity made possible through Sealaska’s partnership with Codefy, she might have felt forced to choose. But now, she says, through this program, she has found the best of both worlds. Natkong, originally from Hydaburg, recently moved to Anchorage, juggling a full-time job while learning the language of programming. “I’d always thought that if I would have a set career


Sealaska’s 2023 community meetings offered culture, connection and answers to common questions

At Sealaska, shareholders are at the center of everything we do. We cherish every opportunity we have to meet with each of you, learning more about your values, priorities and vision for our shared future.   This May, we were grateful to host meetings in 10 communities — the first time we have been able to host a full community meeting rotation since 2019. Sealaska shareholders were invited to join us to learn more about Sealaska business operations, upcoming opportunities and


Klawock Indigenous Stewards Forest Partnership unites community partners in search of solutions for local forests and watersheds

The community of Klawock, located on Prince of Wales Island, is surrounded by water, rivers and streams that are home to salmon runs that have nourished the community for thousands of years. Over the past two decades, salmon returns have dramatically decreased, motivating the community to investigate the root causes and find potential solutions to help improve fish habitat in the area, restoring local streams and fish populations along with them. At the heart of the restoration work is the


Sealaska’s Haa Aaní Board meets in Klawock, tours local stream restoration project

Sealaska’s Haa Aaní Board of Directors held its quarterly board meeting in Klawock on Thursday, June 1 to discuss land management strategies and review operational goals for the year. Haa Aaní is responsible for Sealaska’s land holdings in Southeast Alaska, including land management activities such as ensuring access for hunting and fishing through road maintenance and other infrastructure, and the selective harvest of trees and bark for cultural purposes. The board meeting included a tour of an active stream restoration


Sealaska welcomes the Moananuiākea

Join Sealaska as we welcome and bid farewell to Hōkūle’a and our Hawaiian relatives of the Polynesian Voyage Society (PVS) while they embark on the Moananuiākea Voyage, a four-year journey across the pacific, from the stores of our ancestral homelands. A tribal welcome ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 10 from 3-7 p.m. at the Auke Rec Raven Shelter, kicking off a week-long series of events and festivities in Juneau that will culminate the Global Launch of the Moananuiākea

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