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Upcoming Important Dates 

May 10, 2022: Early Bird and eProxy Prize Deadline

May 20, 2022: Committee Letter of Interest Deadline 

May 30, 2022: Memorial Day, Corporate Office Closed

June 1, 2022: Annual Meeting Prize Deadline 

June 3, 2022: Gana-A'Yoo's 44th Annual Shareholder Meeting, Nulato/Hybrid

June 15, 2022: Gana-A'Yoo Foundation Scholarship Deadline 

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

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 win! The next drawing will take place in November 2022. All stock wills must be notarized or certified by the postmaster and signed by you.

Thank you to the 312 shareholders who have updated their stock wills in the last five years! Congratulations to the May 2022 $500 winners, Julie Semaken and Stephen Roberts Jr.! We will have future drawings, so be sure to continue submitting valid stock wills!

Please join us for Gana-A'Yoo's 44th Annual Shareholder Meeting!

The meeting is scheduled to be held on Friday June 3, 2022, beginning at 5 PM AKDT at the Andrew K. Demoski School in Nulato, AK or such other location as determined by the Board. Gana-A’Yoo, Limited is planning to have a hybrid virtual meeting with limited in-person attendance due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Shareholders will be provided information on how to attend the meeting prior to the meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to vote on descendant enrollment, elect three (3) directors, and hear reports on the corporation's operations. Valid proxies need to be received by Wednesday, June 1st at 5 pm.

2022 Proxy Form 

2022 Proxy Information 

Voting shareholders will receive a mailed proxy statement and form the second week of April, you can also view by visiting, login with (1) date of birth and (2) the last four digits of your social security number.

Election of Directors

There are three (3) directors to be elected, two (2) must be rural candidates. Rural as defined by the Board of Directors; a population of 5,000 or less, and not connected by road or rail to Anchorage or Fairbanks, or with a population of 1,500 or less and still connected by road or rail. The directors will be elected for three-year terms ending 2025


  • Kimberly Bower – Nulato (urban)
  • Howard Darling – Nulato (rural)
  • William Dayton Jr. – Koyukuk (rural)
  • Betty Griffin – Kaltag (urban)
  • Frederick Huntington Sr. – Galena (rural)
  • Vera Lestenkof – Koyukuk (rural)

eProxy and Early Bird Prize Winners

Thank you to everyone who submitted their proxies for the eproxy and early bird deadline!

CONGRATULATIONS to the eproxy and early bird winners below:

$1,000 – Gloria J. Jenkins-Davenport and Dinah Lara

$500 – Cheryl R. Silas and Albert Evans

$250 – Elizabeth M. McQuesten and Florine R. Benson

$100 – Sonya E. Kelliher-Combs, Susan M. Erickson, Lindsey A. Thurmond, Conrad G. Rojas, and Sterling L. Ambrose.

Gana-A'Yoo Distribution

The Gana-A'Yoo Settlement Trust Board of Trustees approved the Gana-A'Yoo Settlement Trust (GST) distribution amount of  $6.89 per unit (share), or $689.00 per 100 shares. This non-taxable distribution will be issued on Thursday, April 28, 2022, by direct deposit or mail.

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


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