BSNC Honors Elders at Annual Meeting

BSNC recognized Elder shareholders at its 2018 Annual Meeting held Saturday, Oct. 6 in Anchorage, Alaska. Cecilia Smith and Vern Olson, the two Eldest shareholders present at the meeting, were recognized with a cash prize, blueberries and the book “Menadelook: An Inupiat Teacher’s Photographs of Alaska Village Life, 1907-1932” written by BSNC shareholder Eileen Norbert. Elders

Smith (above) and Olson (below) are pictured with BSNC Shareholder and Records Technician, Janet Oquilluk.

BSNC also recognized the accomplishments of the following Elder shareholders. Their efforts to maintain our traditional lifestyle and share their valuable knowledge with our youth are essential to preserving the culture and heritage of the Bering Straits Region.

COUNCIL NATIVE CORPORATION
Carolyn Schubert

GOLOVIN NATIVE CORPORATION
Joseph C. Dexter

SHISHMAREF NATIVE CORPORATION
Ida Ruth Nayokpuk

SITNASUAK NATIVE CORPORATION
Della A. Walluk

TELLER NATIVE CORPORATION
Sigwien Omiak

WALES NATIVE CORPORATION
Lenora A. Sereadlook

WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIVE CORPORATION
Willa J. Ashenfelter

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