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In response to interest expressed by our shareholders, we are currently exploring the topic of opening enrollment to descendants of original Gana-A'Yoo shareholders.
Learn more and join the conversation here >

 
 
 

Upcoming Important Dates 

April 23: Early bird proxies for Annual Meeting of Shareholders, must be received by 5 pm AKDT

April 23: Come in and Vote! 10 am to 2 pm at the corporate office in Anchorage

April 29: Dividend Distribution

April 30: Natural Resources and Shareholder Relations Committee letter of interest deadline

May 5: Stock will drawing deadline

May 17: Come in and Vote! 10 am to 2 pm at the corporate office in Anchorage

May 19: Proxies due for Annual Meeting of Shareholders, must be received by 5 pm AKDT

May 21: Annual Meeting of Shareholders at 11 am AKDT

June 15: Gana-A'Yoo Foundation Scholarship Application deadline (General and Competitive)

June 15: Gana-A'Yoo internship application deadline

Gana-A’Yoo continually invests in our people to promote healthy communities as they thrive and prosper. We are proud to announce that for the 2nd year in a row we donated $25,000 to each of the four village’s schools. See this very special message from Galena! https://youtu.be/8RyQB2R2kl0 

Antarctica

As Gana-A'Yoo Antarctica begins planning and hiring for the 20-21 Austral Summer season we encourage any and all Shareholder and Shareholder descendants to apply for open positions at https://gylantarctica.workbrightats.com/jobs/  After applying please reach out to Crystal Sommer at csommer@ganaayoo.com so we know you have applied. Please see the Opportunities page for job openings. The 2021 Antarctica Job Positions are posted at midnight January 1st.  

For a bit more information on what we do in Antarctica please take a look at the following video.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItZmlohxMzU&t=138s

We look forward to seeing you on the ice soon! 

Lands

The Gana-A’Yoo Limited has land for sale and also issues a limited number of land use permits to non-shareholder residents of Galena, Koyukuk, Nulato, and Kaltag. Anyone interested please email lands@ganaayoo.com or call the corporate office. 

Land for Sale

Gana-A'Yoo Land Management Policies

Process

Conditional Land Use Application

Questionaire

10 Year Campsite Application

1 Year Timber Use Application

Map

Shareholder Records

Please send the completed forms to:

Gana-A’Yoo, Limited
Attn: Shareholder Records
1001 E Benson Blvd., Suite 201
Anchorage, AK 99508

Email: records@ganaayoo.com

Fax: 907-569-9699 

Direct Deposit Form

Shareholder Records Change form

Stock Will Form You could be the lucky winner of one of two (2) $500 cash prizes! Those who have submitted a valid stock will within the last five years by the Annual Shareholder Meeting date are entered to win! All stock wills must be notarized or certified by the postmaster and signed by you.

Inspiring Girls Expeditions

Empowering young women through science, art, and wilderness explorations. These opportunities were started by USAP glaciologist Erin Pettit and the expeditions have expanded globally. Various amazing expeditions for teen girls. Click here

 Join us for Gana-A'Yoo's 43rd Annual Meeting of Shareholders!

Adapting to our Environment

The Gana-A’Yoo, Limited Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held at 11 a.m. AKDT on Friday, May 21, 2021, at the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel, 813 Noble Street, Fairbanks, Alaska. Whether the shareholder meeting will be open to in-person participation will depend on the recommendations of public health officials closer to the date of the meeting. If an in-person meeting is allowed under public health recommendations, doors will open at 10:00 a.m. and the meeting will be called to order at 11 a.m. Information on how shareholders may attend virtually will be distributed prior to the meeting. Voting shareholders were mailed a proxy and you have the option to vote online here.

2021 Proxy & Meeting Information 

2021 Candidates and Board Members 

2021 Sample Proxy Form 

Candidates running for a seat on the Gana-A’Yoo, Limited Board of Directors: 

  • Sharon Hildebrand - Learn more about Sharon here
  • Vera Lestenkof
  • Shay Huntington McEwen
  • Joshua Peter
  • Adele Royal - Learn more about Adele here

Come In and Vote! 

Come in and VOTE! In-person, early bird voting for the Gana-A’Yoo, Limited’s 43rd Annual Meeting of Shareholders is available to voting shareholders in the Anchorage area on Friday, April 23 and Monday, May 17. Shareholders may vote in person from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Gana-A’Yoo, Limited office located at 1001 East Benson Blvd. Suite 201. If you have already voted you do not need to come in and vote. Call (907) 677-3320 to find out if your proxy was received.

We will be taking all appropriate precautions to protect the health of shareholders and employees during in-person voting:


• Shareholders will need to follow social distancing
guidelines.
• Masks are required while in the building.
• If you are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 or have recently been exposed, please stay home and follow CDC guidelines.

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2021 Dividend

The Gana-A'Yoo Settlement Trust Board of Trustees approved the Gana-A'Yoo Settlement Trust (GST) distribution amount of  $7.47 per unit (share), or $747.00 per 100 shares. This non-taxable distribution will be issued on Thursday, April 29, 2021 by direct deposit or mail.

In order to receive a direct deposit, a completed direct deposit form must be received by April 1, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. This is also the deadline for address updates. Shareholders are encouraged to update your stock wills if you have not done so recently. Forms are available here.

For more information please contact Gana-A'Yoo, Limited at 907-569-9599 or toll free at 888-656-1606.

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June 15th or September 30th

Shareholders and descendants are eligible for scholarships from Gana-A'Yoo Foundation. The deadline for the spring semester general scholarship is September 30th (those who were awarded after the June 15th deadline do not need to submit a 2nd application for the school year). Please visit www.ganaayoo.com/foundation for more information.

 Alaska Business Top 49ers! 

We are thrilled to be ranked 42nd in the 2020 Alaska Business Top 49ers! Click here for the comprehensive list and congratulations to all the other businesses listed. This is the first year we have been ranked in the Alaska Business Top 49ers after more than doubling our gross revenue earned in 2018! Click here to read about how we are creating jobs and expanding our services.

 

DONATE TODAY!

Please join the number of donors helping to make the goals of Gana-A’Yoo, Limited shareholders and descendants a reality. The Board of Directors of the Foundation work hard to ensure the mission of enriching and enhancing the educational opportunities are there for students and potential students. Supporting the goals of the scholarship recipients helps the Foundation to promote healthy communities, a paramount aspect of its vision. To donate online, please click here

 

CEO's Message: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In efforts to protect our communities our corporate office remains closed to the public due to COVID-19 precautions. We are operating during normal business hours 8 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday (closed from 12-1 pm). Please contact us by phone (907.569.9599 or toll free 1888.656.1606) or email (records@ganaayoo.com or info@ganaayoo.com) if you need to schedule a phone appointment with the shareholder records department. 

For Up-to-Date COVID19 Information

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/community-mitigation-strategy.pdf