An Update for Ineligible Descendants
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Sealaska cannot issue stock to descendants who were born before December 18, 1971 and are less than one-quarter Alaska Native unless the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) is amended to authorize a new class of shares and another shareholder vote.   

We would need the support of other ANCSA regional corporations to make this happen. That is highly unlikely, as half of them have not authorized descendant stock at all.  

For the foreseeable future, descendants born before December 18, 1971 whose blood quantum is less than one quarter will need to rely on the gifting program and inheritance of original shares. 

Latest News

Memorial totem pole honors MMIW, Judylee Guthrie of Hydaburg

Posted 11/20/2022

T’oyaxsut ‘nüüsm, Háw’aa, Gunalchéesh, Thank You Veteran Fred Peratrovich

Posted 11/17/2022

Codefy Training and Internship Creates New Opportunities for Rural Workforce Entrants

Posted 11/17/2022

Sealaska Celebrates Dr. Walter Soboleff Day 2022

Posted 11/14/2022

Sealaska Remembers Ethel Lund

Posted 11/11/2022