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Life Estate Enrollment

Please read the following carefully:

Sealaska has three classes of Life Estate Stock. This is stock that ceases to exist when the shareholder passes away. It cannot be gifted or inherited.

Class D – Descendant Stock
Class E – Elders Stock
Class L – Leftouts Stock

Sealaska will notify shareholders who are eligible for Class E Elders Stock. These are original Sealaska shareholders who have reached the age of 65.

To apply for Class D or Class L Sealaska stock you must:

  • Be eligible (see below)
  • Complete the online application
  • Be sure to upload all supporting documents, including your
    • Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) must be issued from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)
    • Tribal Enrollment Verification Letter or Tribal ID Card (if you are unable to obtain your Certificate of Indian Blood due to adoption or other unforeseen reasons)
    • Original birth certificate
    • Current state ID

For more information about these documents, please visit our Certificates page.


Individuals are eligible for Class D stock (also known as descendant stock) if they meet all of the following requirements:

  • Were born after December 18, 1971
  • Are 18 years of age or older
  • Are lineal descendants of an original Sealaska shareholder
    (meaning a direct descendant such as a child or grandchild, etc.)
  • Are 1/4 degree or more Alaska Native (including Tsimshian Indians not enrolled in the Metlakatla Indian Community), Eskimo or Aleut blood, or combination thereof
  • Are United States citizens
  • Are not shareholders of another ANCSA Regional Corporation (except by gifting or inheritance)


Individuals are eligible for Class L stock (also known as Leftouts stock) if they meet the following requirements:

  • Were born on or before December 18, 1971, and are still living
  • Were eligible to enroll in Sealaska Corporation in 1971 (pursuant to ANCSA) but were not so enrolled
  • Are “Native” as defined by ANCSA
  • Are not currently enrolled in Sealaska Corporation, or any other ANCSA Regional Corporation (except by gifting or inheritance), or the Metlakatla Indian Community

If you have any questions regarding enrollment or the life estate stock application, please visit our FAQs page. Or you can call toll-free at 800.848.5921 ext. 298 and a Sealaska representative will assist you.


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