Kawerak Gives Early Christmas Present to Students

At the Student Appreciation Gathering on October 16th at the Fairbanks Event Center and Lounge, Kawerak staff announced that they will be giving all 123 current scholarship students an additional $750 to help with end of semester costs. Forty (40) students came [...]

By |October 25th, 2019|Categories: Education, Latest News & Updates|

Article Published on Vessel Waste Streams in Bering Sea

Marine Advocate Austin Ahmasuk contributed to the recently published article "Quantifying and mitigating three major vessel waste streams in the northern Bering Sea". The article highlights: Vessel traffic in the northern Bering Sea is diverse and increasing Alaska Natives are concerned over [...]

By |October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Environmental, Marine, Natural Resources|Tags: , , |

More Classrooms to Celebrate at Nome Head Start!

The Tutit Ininat Child Development Center was officially reopened when Casey Ford cut the red ribbon with Kawerak Board Chairman Frank Katchatag at the Grand Reopening Ceremony on September 23. Casey was appropriately chosen as the student to cut the ribbon as [...]

By |October 8th, 2019|Categories: Education, Head Start, Latest News & Updates|

Inaugural Tribal Justice Summit in Bering Strait

The inaugural Tribal Justice Summit will be held September 30-October 3rd 2019 in Nome Alaska at the Mini Convention Center. The summit is hosted by Kawerak Inc, with the intention of bringing members from communities across the Bering Strait Region together to [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: Latest News & Updates, Press Releases, Programs & Workshops, Tribal Courts|

Climate Change Letter to Senate Indian Affairs Committee

Kawerak was requested to submit our views regarding the impact of climate change on the Bering Strait Region communities. As the National Climate Assessment confirmed, climate change is having a disproportionate impact in our region.  Kawerak composed the following letter to the [...]

By |September 17th, 2019|Categories: Climate change, Latest News & Updates, Marine, Natural Resources|