December 22, 2020 – Sitnasuak Native Corporation is proud to announce a financial contribution of $185,484 to three organizations that provide key services around culture and education that benefit our community and Shareholders.
The Nome Public Schools received funds to support a full-time college and career guide position for students at Nome-Belts Middle/High School. This will enable the guide to provide important college and career support for all grade levels.
Kawerak’s Katirvik Cultural Center was awarded funds to continue to create spaces for
inter-generational exchange for the perpetuation of our Native cultures of Nome and Bering Strait region.
The UAF Northwest Campus received support to fund tuition for participants in indigenous language workshops and courses. These workshops are intended to support communitywide renormalization and address the challenges posed by the widespread speaking of other languages.
SNC is fortunate to be in a solid financial position and leverage tax credits to support these community-based organizations as a direct benefit to our Shareholders. This builds upon our mission: To benefit Shareholders, protect our land and its resources, and support our culture by maximizing the profitability of our corporation while upholding our Inupiaq values.