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We are proud of our company. Our commitment to ocean health is generating record profits, which in turn benefit shareholders and communities throughout our region and well beyond. Our news archive below features stories about our various businesses, our people, our commitment to cultural preservation and the environment, our response to the Covid-19 crisis and much more. Have a story you think we should know about? Please contact us at Press/media inquiries should be directed to or 907.586.9297.

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Sealaska contributes to renovation of ANB/ANS Halls in Angoon and Hoonah

Sealaska recently made two significant donations to support the renovation of the Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood (ANB/ANS) halls in Angoon and Hoonah. The ANB/ANS halls have been a fixture throughout Southeast Alaska for decades. This funding helps to preserve and revitalize these historic gathering places while helping to ensure the legacy of the ANB/ANS lives on in these two communities. “Sealaska and all Alaska Native Corporations owe our existence to the tremendous work of the ANB and ANS,” said


Sealaska Announces $1.1 million in 2023-2024 Scholarship Awards

2023 Angoon High School graduate and Sealaska scholarship recipient Cheyenne Kookesh, pictured here with her dad.  Sealaska is invested in education. We are proud to announce that over $1.1 million in scholarships will be awarded to 462 recipients for the 2023-2024 academic year. Scholarships will support shareholders and descendants pursuing degrees on either a full- or part-time basis, as well as those enrolled in vocational-technical programs.   “By supporting students on their educational path and beyond, we are investing in future


Full Spring 2023 Community Meeting Schedule

Shareholders, let’s meet at upcoming in-person community meetings! In the most recent shareholder survey, shareholders across the nation expressed the want to connect in-person and virtually. We heard you, and plan on visiting a community near you this spring! Connect with fellow shareholders at Sealaska’s community meetings. Sealaska shareholders are invited to join us to learn more about Sealaska business operations, upcoming opportunities, and connect with fellow shareholders and descendants. Community meetings offer a chance to connect with the Sealaska Board of Directors,


Sealaska Board Expands SHI Board of Trustees

Additions to Board of Trustees will help support vision to make Juneau the world’s Northwest Coast arts capital. In a recent meeting, the Sealaska Board of Directors appointed Karen Taug, Vicki Soboleff, ‘Wáahlaal Gíidaak Barbara Blake and Ka’illjuus Lisa Lang to serve alongside Chair Marlene Johnson, La quen náay Liz Medicine Crow, Barbara Cadiente Nelson, Marcella Asicksik, Maria Williams, Mike Miller, Jeane Breinig, Nathan McCowan and Lee Wallace on the Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) Board of Trustees. Each new member brings


2nd Quarter Board Q&A and Survey Results Recap

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. In a recent virtual Q&A session, directors provided information on their work from the recent board meeting towards shareholder priorities and shared the schedule for upcoming community meetings throughout the month of May. Our directors also


Sealaska Shareholder Participation Committee Offers New Opportunity for Youth

At Sealaska, we believe that youth are the future. That’s why we’re introducing a new opportunity for young people to get involved in what we do and make an impact for our businesses, communities, and the lands and waters we call home. Sealaska is now accepting applications for youth members of the Shareholder Participation Committee (SPC). The SPC was established in 2019 as a way to strengthen shareholder engagement with Sealaska, and is made up of shareholders representing the interests


April 14 Board Meeting Report to Shareholders

The Sealaska Board supports the LGBTQIA2S+ community, language grants and community donations through board action at the April board meeting. The Sealaska Board of Directors approved several important resolutions at a board meeting on Friday, April 14. The meeting was held on Sheet’ka Kwaan (Sitka) in a gesture of support for the critical work being done by the Herring Protectors to defend their sovereignty and advocate for the protection of herring. Sealaska is a proud supporter of this powerful work to


Sealaska Announces Spring 2023 Distribution

Sealaska’s spring distribution of $37.7 million is part of Sealaska’s continued investment in our shareholders and communities. The distribution includes dividends totaling $6.8 million from Sealaska’s ocean-health focused operations businesses, $2.9 million from the Marjorie V. Young (MVY) Shareholder Permanent Fund and an additional $28.0 million in Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Section 7(j) natural resource revenue sharing funds. Please note that shareholders with class B or C shares will receive two separate payments: one from the Permanent Fund that


Traditional Lands of A’akw and Taku Kwáan to host global launch of Moananuiākea Voyage

The voyage aims to circumnavigate the Pacific over the course of four years, bringing attention to the role of Pacific peoples in stewarding our oceans and inspiring future navigators. Sealaska is proud to welcome the Moananuiākea Voyage to the traditional lands of the A’akw and Taku Kwaan people this summer. The Moananuiākea Voyage is a four-year journey by the Polynesian Voyaging Society (PVS) to circumnavigate the Pacific. The voyage’s leaders hope to inspire future navigators while bringing awareness to our changing


Spring 2023 Distribution Date Announced

The Sealaska Board of Directors will meet on Friday, April 14 to approve the amount for Sealaska’s 2023 spring distribution. The distribution will take place on Friday, April 21. Shareholders are encouraged to complete and/or update any enrollment or stock transfer paperwork by the official record date of 4 p.m. Alaska time on Monday, April 17. “Sealaska is committed to providing stable dividend payments to shareholders, regardless of what is happening in the wider economic climate,” said Sealaska President and


Sealaska hosts virtual forum for shareholders interested in independent candidacy For shareholders interested in running for Sealaska’s board as an independent candidate, a March 9 virtual event provided the perfect opportunity to learn more. Shareholders were able to ask questions and find out more about the process, requirements and associated deadlines for independent candidacy in Sealaska’s annual shareholder elections.   Shareholders tuned in from across Alaska and around the country to learn more about running as an independent candidate. The event was hosted by Nicole Hallingstad, Sealaska director and former


Sealaska Survey Prize Winners

Gunalchéesh, Háw’aa, T’oyaxsut ‘nüüsm to the record-breaking 5,437 shareholders who shared their perspective with Sealaska in this year’s survey. About 22% of our total shareholder base participated in this survey, representing key demographics across the nation. At Sealaska, we’re committed to discovering new ways to best serve our communities. This shareholder communications survey was designed to help us honor the voices of all shareholders and ensure that our shared future is guided by your opinions and priorities. Shareholders who completed

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