Augustine Hamner Assists Rural Alaska and Continues Education

Augustine Hamner, with village ties to Chuathbaluk, has her heart set on mechanical engineering, and she’s already well on her way. Upcoming Spring Term deadline is December 1.

Calista Corp VP Tisha Kuhns awarded Native American 40 Under 40 Award

Tisha Kuhns

Kuhns is one of two Calista Shareholders and four Alaska Native women selected for a prestigious award from the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development.

Calista Extends CARES Application Deadline

Facing a federal deadline, Calista extends CARES deadline to November 30 at 11:59pm. FINAL opportunity for Shareholders who haven’t applied.

Calista Intern Assists with Remote Field Work

Calista Shareholder Tatiana Korthuis had a unique opportunity to intern on our lands in the Calista Region during Summer 2021.

Calista Education and Culture Publishes Book About Ircenrraat

Our Elders’ ircenrraat stories have now been published in a new book, “Ircenrraat: Other-than-human Persons,” by Alice Rearden, Marie Meade, Mark John and Ann Fienup-Riordan, available through the Alaska Native Language Center.

Yup’ik Teaching Moment: Upingarrlainarluni


The Yup’ik phrase for “Always Being Prepared” is Upingarrlainarluni (UU-BEENG-ah-lai-na-ah-LOO-ni). Presented by Calista Education and Culture, Inc.

Largest Akilista Distribution Approved

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The 2021 Akilista distribution will be mailed to Shareholders on or before November 19.

Preserving Our Culture – Calista Education & Culture, Inc.

Today, on Indigenous People’s Day, we honor the culture and traditions of the Yup’ik, Cup’ik and Athabascan peoples of the Calista Region. Quyana to Calista Education and Culture, Inc., for your work to preserve Yuuyaraq, our traditional way of being.

Application Period Opens for Calista CARES Act Financial Assistance

Calista Corporation has opened the application period for its 34,500 Shareholders to apply for CARES Act financial assistance.

Calista Update on CARES Act Relief Funding

The Calista Board of Directors approved a process for Shareholders to receive assistance through the CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund allocation. An application for Shareholders is expected to launch in October.