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Upcoming Important Dates 

January 31, 2022: Candidate and Director's Questionnaire Deadline

January 31, 2022: Shareholder of the Year Nomination Deadline

January 31, 2022: Student of the Year Nomination/Application Deadline


Candidate and Director's Questionnaire 

Shareholder of the Year Nomination 

Student of the Year Nomination/Application

See the Denadolale' Winter 2021 edition for more information. 

Gana-A'Yoo, Limited Receives HIRE Vets Medallion Award!

Gana-A’Yoo, Limited is honored to be recognized by the U.S Department of Labor as a 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award recipient for our commitment to recruiting, employing, and retaining veterans! The HIRE Vets Medallion Program is the only federal veterans’ employment program that recognizes commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development. We’re proud to support veterans and their career goals. To learn more, please visit

Alaska's News Source Breakfast Club

BREAKFAST CLUB: Congratulations to the employees of Gana-A'Yoo for being this week's winners of the Breakfast Club! Gana-A'Yoo has a big role not only in Alaska, but across the country, in providing services to businesses that need it. View the video here.

Gana-A'Yoo & Our Villages

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! 


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 2022 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.

Thank you to the 255 shareholders who have updated their stock wills in the last five years! Congratulations to the $500 winners, Gabriel Arthur Solomon and Randolph Joseph Pitka! We will have future drawings, so be sure to continue submitting valid stock wills!

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The Gana-A’Yoo, Limited Board of Directors seeks to fill three (3) open board seats, 3-year terms. This year’s election requires two (2) directors to fill two (2) rural seats. Voting shareholders 18 or older are encouraged to consider serving on the board. Interested shareholders must submit a director’s questionnaire. The form can be downloaded here.

Shareholder of the Year Nomination Form: This award recognizes shareholders who model the mission, vision, and values of Gana-A'Yoo. The form can be downloaded here.

Student of the Year Nomination Form: This award recognizes students, 7th grade to college, who model the mission, and values of Gana-A'Yoo Foundation. Nominees must be either a shareholder or a descendant of an original shareholder. The form can be downloaded here.

All 3 forms are due Monday January 31, 2022 and can be found on the website Please call 1-888-656-1606 or 907-569-9599 or email for any questions or any forms.

GYL Shareholder Census

As your village corporation, we are always interested in learning more about our shareholders and descendants, especially during these recent times when we were unable to gather in person for Shareholder Information events. This census is to gather information from current shareholders to better understand the potential number of eligible descendants if Gana-A’Yoo was to open enrollment. The information provided will also be helpful in identifying and creating future opportunities and programs for shareholders and descendants. The census form can be downloaded here and returned at one of the options below: 

Mail: 1001 E. Benson Blvd., Ste. 201, Anchorage, AK 99508.

Fax: 907.569.9699


1st pop-up prize winner: Christa Theresa Silas

2nd pop-up prize winner: Charlotte M Gowan

$500 prize winner: Walter James Stickman

$500 prize winner: Cheryl Robin Neglaska


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