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BSNC and the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) eCampus have a new partnership to encourage BSNC shareholders, descendants and employees to upskill, begin or complete their college degrees – online. BSNC shareholders, descendants and employees will receive a 10% discount on all courses offered through UAF eCampus. UAF eCampus has been a national leader in...

Shareholder Richard Atuk was one of BSNC’s first employees. Today, he is involved with Kingikmiut Singers and Dancers of Anchorage and Kissaq Kingikmiurguqtuat dialect language revitalization efforts. “When we start speaking about language, we start speaking about history and culture,” said Atuk. “In the Lower 48, colonization was about taking land. In Alaska, as well...

The Peabody Museum at Harvard stewards a collection of hair samples from Indigenous people around the world assembled by anthropologist George Edward Woodbury in the 1930s and donated to the Museum. The vast majority are from North America, including clippings of hair from approximately 700 Native American children attending U.S. Indian Boarding Schools. Many of...

BSNC recently donated $250,000 to the Nome Community Center for the HomePlate Nome Apartments. The HomePlate project will include 15 studio apartments built for single occupancy, and an onsite unit for the property manager. The Project is designed to provide a path toward housing permanency for Nome’s most vulnerable, chronically homeless population. The apartments will...

Governor Mike Dunleavy and the First Lady of Alaska awarded BSNC shareholder Daisy Lockwood of Stebbins with the annual Shirley Demientieff award at the AFN Convention. During the recent storm in Western Alaska, Lockwood quickly prepared her community to apply for assistance. Stebbins was the first community to provide a complete, detailed damage assessment before anyone...

BSNC congratulates shareholder Brian Wassmann, originally from Nome, on receiving the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Glenn Godfrey Law Enforcement Award. This award recognizes an Alaska Native law enforcement officer, federal, state, or local, who has shown outstanding dedication to the safety of the public in any location(s) within Alaska, often requiring heroic courage in...

BSNC congratulates shareholder Roy Ashenfelter of White Mountain on receiving the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Katie John Hunter-Fisher Award. This award is given to an Alaska Native who exemplifies and preserves the spirit of successful subsistence hunting, trapping and sharing and our way of life. Nominees acknowledge and ensure that the next generation of...

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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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