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BSNC is pleased to announce Jolene Nanouk as the 2020 awardee of the Beringia Settlement Trust (BST) Tim Towarak Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is a $10,000 merit-based competitive scholarship awarded annually to one high-performing student enrolled in an accredited college or university. The scholarship honors the late Tim Towarak, who worked tirelessly to advocate for...

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Get Out The Native Vote (GOTNV) encourages Alaska Native people to get out and vote. Voters help determine who is represented in local government, which in turn determines which bills, ordinances and legislation is placed. Voting for who you believe will serve your community and your state best will help ensure a better life for...

Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) and Kawerak, Inc. are pleased to jointly announce their nomination of Loretta Ublugiaq Bullard as Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) co-chair. Bullard is known for her long history of leadership in Alaska. She is a Nome Eskimo Community tribal member and a BSNC, Doyon, Sealaska and Sitnasuak shareholder. “Loretta’s longstanding...

BSNC held its virtual 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Saturday, Oct. 3. Shareholders voted on the election of five board directors. Incumbents Henry Ivanoff Sr., Robert “Bobby” Evans, Deborah “Debbie” J. Atuk, and Roy C. Ashenfelter were reelected and Fred N. Sagoonick was newly elected to the Board. Directors serve three-year terms. “Congratulations to BSNC’s...

The Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) Board of Directors announced their opposition to IPOP LLC’s proposed mining project in Safety Sound. IPOP LLC continues to list large-scale equipment in their mining/exploration plan. BSNC opposes having any permit issued to IPOP because it would destroy critical subsistence habitat. IPOP’s permit application proposes constructing an access channel, dredging material into...

BSNC congratulates Harry Ivanoff of Unalakleet, Nicholas Toolie of Savoonga and Darrin Topkok of Teller for completing nine weeks of training and graduating from the Village Safety Police Officer (VPSO) program. These VPSOs have recently returned to their hometowns where they will be serving. As VPSOs they will provide police, firefighting, emergency medical treatment, water...

BSNC shareholder Jared A. Edenshaw graduated from the Alaska State Trooper Academy in Sitka, Alaska on June 12, 2020. Edenshaw graduated from Mt Edgecumbe High School in May 2015 where he participated in the Law Enforcement Cadet Corp. After graduation, he took a job as a Public Safety Technician for five seasons in Dillingham, Alaska...

BSNC hired nine interns for its 2020 Summer Internship Program. The internship program provides interns valuable experience in the workplace and trainings/workshops on BSNC’s corporate business structure and history, the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, speed mentoring with Alaska Native leaders and education on Alaska Native policy issues in addition to many others. While many...

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BSNC is headquartered in Nome, has a business office in Anchorage and site locations and offices across the U.S.
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PO Box 1008. 110 Front Street, Suite 300, Nome, Alaska 99762
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