Damen is now Sealaska's new Director of Community and Youth Programming. The program will focus on helping young people in Southeast Alaska communities gain leadership and career-planning skills.
Damen grew up in Hydaburg playing high school basketball at Mt. Edgecumbe, going on to play Division One college basketball and professionally in the U.S. and Europe. Since leaving basketball, Damen has pursued his passion of giving back to his community, serving as a role model for kids...read more
Nicole picks up her white chocolate mocha and takes a sip. We are sitting at a table set in a bay window looking onto a drizzly day in Olympia, Washington. She says this coffee shop reminds her of her favorite places to think in Juneau and Angoon where she spent her childhood.
It was here – at Batdorf and Bronson Coffee Roasters – that she decided to add tribal policy to her master’s thesis in environmental studies.
“I heard someone make a comment about indigenous people – how...read more
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Seattle, WA. Sealaska Technical Services LLC (STS) announced today that its joint venture with Tetra Tech, Inc. was selected to provide program management and technical services in support of the ground & surface water monitoring program at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory. The Sealaska Technical Services –led Joint Venture is a critical subcontractor on the N3B Los Alamos LLC team, which was awarded the Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract (...read more
When it comes to starting your career, diverse experiences can open more doors for you.
To help prepare shareholders and their descendants for professional careers, we started our internship program in the early 1980s. Since then, over 400 shareholders and shareholder descendants have participated in our program.
We are especially excited by the opportunity to grow a seafood business that provides consumers high quality Alaskan seafood tied to a story of how our own people have sustained themselves on seafood for the 10,000 + years in Southeast Alaska.
Sealaska’s seafood platform begin with Independent Packers Corporation (IPC) in 2016. Two new investments were made in 2017 with companies that purchase, process and market high quality seafood products.
Sealaska and its subsidiary management and staff have worked tirelessly to meet that goal. Sealaska’s three primary sources of income are as follows:
Sealaska Operations continue to achieve substantial growth in profitability from its actively managed business endeavors. This has been a major initiative for the last several years and will continue to be going forward.
Sealaska Foods has co-invested in two new seafood companies during 2017. First is
MySealaska.com is the simplest way to manage and access your shareholder information and keep in touch with Sealaska.
Two months ago, Sealaska launched a campaign to bring awareness to the new and improved MySealaska.com shareholder portal site. Thank you to everyone who signed up for a MySealaska account, signed up for direct deposit and filled out a testamentary. And thank you to everyone who had already signed up for those features. We saw an 11...read more
Over the last few years, Sealaska analyzed and selected the lands that will be set aside into a carbon offset program. Instead of logging these lands for their timber, Sealaska set them aside and created a carbon bank. The trees will store carbon emissions from the atmosphere through a process called carbon sequestration. One major benefit of doing this is to protect watersheds in communities such as Hydaburg, which support healthy runs of salmon and clean, safe supplies of drinking water....read more
The 28 participants started with planks of plain cedar from Southeast Alaska, and each walked away with a unique and traditional canoe paddle. Sealaska donated and delivered those cedar planks free of charge and assisted in travel expenses for the instructors to the three-day workshop.
“The Native spirit there brought tears to my eyes,” says Bill Bennett, General Manager for Sealaska Coastal Aggregates. He has managed the Sealaska Carving Program for over 20 years.