The new partnership has acquired an 80% majority share in Alaska Coach Tours, a Juneau-headquartered company they think can expand statewide.
Huna Totem has already created a cruise-based tourism industry in Hoonah. It’s now proposing to build a 1,200-foot dock to moor ships in Whittier at the picturesque head of Passage Canal, about an hour’s drive southeast of Anchorage.
SpinLaunch identified Ugadaga Bay as a possible location to build a large centrifuge to launch satellites into low Earth orbit.
An investment in Barnacle Foods, while small, is a potent symbol of the corporation’s new vision. Other corporations are taking similar steps.
The Calista Corporation, along with two private individuals from Scammon Bay and Hooper Bay, are suing the Alaska Redistricting Board.
Some Alaska Native leaders say that issuing shares to descendants is an obvious choice to help preserve Native corporations’ Indigenous character and distinguish them from traditional capitalist businesses.
A pair of million-dollar donations come from the Anchorage-based Rasmuson Foundation and Los Angeles-based Edgerton Foundation.
Ambivalence about the Ambler road and mine projects extends across the Upper Kobuk River region, where jobs could support subsistence but development could jeopardize it.
Corporations and tribes serve the same communities, but sometimes the two entities are at odds or struggle to coordinate over community decisions.
Metlakatla Indian Community is the only federal reserve in Alaska and is not a part of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.