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 >


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 4 village’s schools. See this very special message from Galena! 


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  After applying please reach out to Crystal Sommer at 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.

We look forward to seeing you on the ice soon! 


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 or call the corporate office. 

Land for Sale

Gana-A'Yoo Land Management Policies


Conditional Land Use Application


10 Year Campsite Application

1 Year Timber Use Application


Shareholder Records

Please send the completed forms to:

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


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

Gana-A'Yoo Shareholder Information Meeting

Thank you to the 50 participants at the Gana-A'Yoo Shareholder Information Meeting on Wednesday, January 20 at 6:00 pm! Thank you to Dorothy Sommer for kicking off the meeting with a prayer. What a great turn out!

Congratulations to the $50 door prize winners:

  • Karen Kennedy
  • Dakota Griffin
  • Alaura Cramer
  • Aaliyah Hildebrand
  • Adrianne Wyble

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 ( or if you need to schedule a phone appointment with the shareholder records department. 

For Up-to-Date COVID19 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.



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


Deadline Reminders:

January 24, 2021

  • Candidate and Directors Questionnaire FormThe Gana-A’Yoo, Limited Board of Directors are seeking to fill three open seats on the board. The 2021 election does not require any class of stock or residency requirement. Shareholders are encouraged to consider running for the board. In order to be listed on the proxy, interested shareholders must submit a director’s questionnaire by Sunday, January 24, 2021. 

    Current directors’ terms expire in May 2021:

    · Seat currently held by Kimberly Bower (Nulato Stock, Rural Residency)

    · Seat currently held by Sharon Hildebrand (Galena & Nulato Stock, Urban Residency)

    · Seat currently held by Shay Huntington McEwen (Galena Stock, Urban Residency)

    Director eligibility requirements:

    · Must be a shareholder of Gana-A’Yoo, Limited holding voting stock

          · Must be at least 18 years of age

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 for more information.