The management slate won this year’s Sealaska board election. Three incumbents and a newcomer who ran with them beat out eight independent candidates.
Influential tribal leader Ed Thomas received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Alaska Southeast on Sunday.
Soboleff would’ve been 106 years old on Friday. He died in 2011 at the age of 102.
Sealaska holds its annual shareholders’ meeting Saturday near Seattle where a new CEO will take over.
A slate of shareholders with business backgrounds is trying to unseat four incumbents on the Sealaska board of directors
Richard Peterson of Kasaan is the new president of the Tlingit-Haida central council
Four people are running for president of Southeast’s largest tribal organization.
The Tlingit and Haida Central Council expects some financial challenges in the coming years.
An influential Southeast Alaska tribal leader says he supports banning assault weapons. Tlingit-Haida Central Council President Ed Thomas says the proposed ban should not be considered a gun-rights issue.
A key Southeast Native leader is asking the Legislature to not lower oil taxes. Tlingit-Haida Central Council President Ed Thomas says Alaska needs the revenue. He also says oil companies are already making huge profits.