Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Regional Committee Votes to Improve Regional Nonprofit and to Explore a Regional Tribal Government
Governance Convention to Be Held in March 2015
Anchorage, Alaska – The Y-K Delta Regional Committee held a gathering in Anchorage on Monday, November 24 at the Egan Center. The Regional Committee extended invitations to all the Tribes, village corporations, regional nonprofit organizations and the Alaska Native Regional Corporation in the Y-K Delta. The group seeks to gain a more powerful political voice in order to improve the socioeconomic environment of the Region and its people. Topics discussed at the meeting included the internal political environment, economic environment, social and cultural matters and external political relations.
The committee held its first gathering in February 2014 in Bethel. More than 60 Y-K Delta organizations representing about 45 communities registered and...
Calista Corporation Provides First-Ever Investment Fund Dividend
Akilista Fund Established To Provide Perpetual Dividends
(Anchorage, Alaska) - Calista Corporation's Board of Directors this week approved the first-ever Akilista Fund dividend. The total distribution is $1.62 million. This investment fund distribution supplements dividends based on Calista's operation. Including Calista's operational dividend mailed in April 2014, the total dividends for the year is $6.27 million.
At 12,900 individuals, Calista has one of the largest populations of Shareholders among the Alaska Native Corporations. This Akilista Fund distribution equates to $1.22 per share. Checks are expected to be mailed out by the close of business Friday, November 14.
"Calista's Board of Directors established this investment fund to provide a perpetual and sustainable source of dividends for our Shareholders," said Calista Corporation...