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The Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) Board of Directors announced its endorsement of Tara Katuk Sweeney’s candidacy in the special election for Alaska’s only seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Originally from Utqiaġvik, Sweeney understands firsthand Alaska’s unique challenges and opportunities. Sweeney has served Alaska internationally as chair of the multi-national Arctic Economic Council....

Elva “Willie” Kanuak (Ahmasuk) Amidon was instrumental in the formation of the organization Alaskans on the Potomac, which was active in the early days of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). Alaskans on the Potomac provided supportive services to Alaskans and Alaska Native people visiting Washington D.C. Amidon represented Alaska on a float at...

BSNC congratulates shareholder Roy Apaagzuk Agloinga on receiving the 2021 Governor’s Arts and Humanities Award for Distinguished Service to the Humanities through education. Agloinga grew up in Natchirsvik (White Mountain) and continues to work with the remaining fluent speakers of the Iġałuik dialect of Qawairaq Inupiaq. Agloinga and other volunteer community members spent countless hours working...

BSNC’s Career Pathways Series helps showcase jobs held by successful shareholders and descendants. This series aims to raise awareness of these career options and the essential skills needed to succeed in these positions. BSNC shareholder Ashley Sockpick recently completed an accelerated community-based distance education nursing program through Frontier Nursing University (FNU). FNU seeks to meet the...

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Bering Straits Native Corporation is headquartered in Nome, has a business office in Anchorage and site locations and offices across the U.S.
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3301 C Street, Suite 100, Anchorage, AK 99503
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PO Box 1008. 110 Front Street, Suite 300, Nome, Alaska 99762
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OFFICESBering Straits Native Corporation
OFFICESWhere to find us?
BSNC is headquartered in Nome, has a business office in Anchorage and site locations and offices across the U.S.
OUR LOCATIONSWhere to find us?
ANCHORAGE
3301 C Street, Suite 100, Anchorage, AK 99503
NOME
PO Box 1008. 110 Front Street, Suite 300, Nome, Alaska 99762
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