Latest Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Stories

2010-10-14 07:48:00

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkSmart, a leading provider of Information Technology services in North Carolina, announced today that their CEO, Ron Unger, has been selected as one of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) 40 Under 40 recipients. The Native American 40 Under 40 Award honors young business leaders who have demonstrated significant professional achievement and tremendous community involvement. To qualify for the award, individuals...

2010-08-03 12:00:00

CORDOVA, Alaska, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eyak Corporation is proud to announce that The Eyak Foundation awarded a record number of scholarships in 2010 to its Alaska Native shareholders and their descendants. The Eyak Foundation awarded 23 scholarships in 2010 to applicants whose academic and career goals included undergraduate and graduate pursuits, art school, and flight school. Since its inception, The Eyak Foundation has made it possible for 126 Alaska Natives to pursue higher...

2010-06-07 17:01:00

HOUSTON, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Laurus Energy, a privately-held company developing underground coal gasification projects in North America, today announced it has closed on an agreement with Alaska Native corporation Cook Inlet Region Inc. (CIRI) to develop an underground coal gasification project. The agreement will result in the first North American company created to commercialize syngas from underground coal gasification (UCG). The joint venture will be based outside of Anchorage....

2008-06-09 15:00:14

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GCI announced today the completion of its acquisition of the communication subsidiaries of United Companies, Inc., a holding company owned by Sea Lion Corporation and Togiak Natives Limited, the Alaska Native village corporations for Hooper Bay and Togiak. The acquisition was completed on June 3, 2008. Under terms of the acquisition, GCI paid approximately $42 million in cash (including certain transaction costs) for the stock of:...

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