By Molly Dischner, Alaska Journal of Commerce
Throughout the state, Alaska Native corporations received contaminated lands as part of parcels conveyed under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Work is planned this summer to identify the all of the contaminated sites; there are at least 650, and more being discovered, according to Maver Carey, founder of the Alaska Native Village CEO Association, which is pushing for federal help in cleaning up the land.
Shareholders gathered in Chuathbaluk on June 1st for the TKC Annual Meeting. Good weather and good food provided the perfect backdrop for conducting elections, announcing awards, and drawing for prizes.