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 

September 5, 2022: Labor Day, Offices Closed

September 30, 2022: Gana-A'Yoo Foundation Scholarship Deadline 

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! 

Gana-A'Yoo Antarctica

We encourage any and all Shareholder and Shareholder descendants to apply for open positions here. After applying please reach out to Crystal Sommer at so we know you have applied. 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!

2022 Dividend 

The Board of Directors approved a dividend distribution of $6.89 per share which was distributed on April 28th. If you have any questions please contact the office at 907.569.9599, toll free 888.656.1606, or email

Scholarship Information

Deadline Reminder: 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 the Foundation page on our website for more information.

Shareholder Talent Bank

Gana-A’Yoo, Limited has implemented an internal Shareholder Talent Bank. The Shareholder Talent Bank provides an opportunity to Gana-A’Yoo shareholders and descendants to submit their skills, education, and work history for future possible job openings. When jobs become available, individuals will be notified of current job openings. If you are a Gana-A’Yoo shareholder or descendant and are interested in participating in the Shareholder Talent Bank, please send either your resume and/or the Shareholder Talent Bank form to For questions, please call 907-771-6525.

Shareholder Talent Bank Form

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!



Our Shareholders

Gana-A'Yoo, Limited, and all subsidiary companies, were established for the benefit of our shareholders. We strive to increase economic opportunities and to recognize the important role we play in the community. Our commitment is to enrich the lives of our people through increased economic development, employment and educational opportunities, and responsible resource management.

Gana-A’Yoo Foundation and New AwardSpring Application Process

Gana-A’Yoo Foundation has begun using AwardSpring as an all-online scholarship application, processing, and awarding platform. Students will be required to submit their scholarship applications online at To account for the change, the General Scholarship and Competitive Scholarship deadline has been extended for a month from June 15, 2022, to July 29, 2022. The Spring 2023 deadline will remain the same on September 30, 2022.

Short Term and Vocational scholarships are still open year-round. There is a new option to apply for an Alyeska Alaska Native Program Scholarship, which will have an open application date of May 23, 2022, through December 15, 2022. Alyeska Alaska Native Program Scholarship applicants are required to be enrolled in oil and gas industry-related education or training fields.

For assistance or for any questions about the new process or for scholarship type eligibility, please reach out to and staff will address any questions, concerns, or provide assistance.

Thank you for attending the Gana-A'Yoo 44th Annual Shareholder Meeting!

Thank you to all Gana-A'Yoo shareholders who voted and attended the 44th Annual Shareholder Meeting. We reached 68.1 percent quorum and made the historical decision to open enrollment to shareholder descendants. Descendant enrollment will begin in September 2022, with more information coming out in the summer shareholder newsletter.  

Congratulations to the three elected board members:

Howard Darling

Kimberly Bower

Fred Huntington Sr.

The board and staff recognize the contributions of outgoing board members William Dayton and Colleen Stickman for their years of service. Thank you to the candidates who ran for the board this year and thank you to the community of Nulato for hosting this year’s annual meeting of shareholders.

Congratulations to the proxy prize winners:

25,000 Alaska Airlines Miles: Gilbert Cleaver Jr. and Maurine McGinty 

$1,500: Neil Sommer and John Ekada 

$1,000: Gerald Demoski and Rose Olsen 

$500: Debra Ann Dayton 

$250: Evelyn Burgett and Anthony Stiffarm Jr. 

$100: Darlene Lolnitz and Bennett Madros 

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.

Updating your record with Shareholder Record

If you have a stock will dated in the past 5 years, you will be entered into our annual stock drawing. 

Stock will

 All stock wills must be notarized or certified by the postmaster and signed by you. 

Gifting Stock Application

If you would like to gift stock to someone, please complete the Gifting Stock Application.

Shareholder Records Change

If you would like to change your name or address, please complete the Shareholder Records Change Form.

Direct Deposit Form

If you would like to have direct deposit or update your direct deposit please compete the Direct Deposit Form. 

Bad Address List

Newsletters, annual reports, proxies, surveys, and other items are included as mail pieces. It is important that your mailing address and other contact information is kept current to receive important information from Gana-A'Yoo, Limited.

The following shareholders need to update their information with Gana-A'Yoo, Limited. If you are on the list, please contact us at 907-569-9599 or toll free at 888-656-1606.

Please note that address updates can only be made by contacting the shareholder relations department directly

WHERE ARE YOU? Current information is requested for the following shareholders:

Allen W Agnes Sr.

Nathan Angel

Susan A Barrington

Robert Becker

Megan Brown

Ronda J Brown

Duane Burnham

Walter Carlo

Jackie Davis

Thomas T. Debo

Melissa Diaz

Dwayne Drake II

Norman Drake

Tyler Drake

Lloyd T Esmailka

Albert Evans

Nicolas R George

Adam Goodwin

Toby Hower

Orville Huntington

Arlene Ivanoff

Chaianne Kakaruk

Patrick Kennedy Jr

Rose Kennedy

Frances Kriska

Jeremiah J. Lauesen

Leann Madros

Lisa D Madros

Catherine Mayo

Laila McArdle

Timothy McArdle Jr.

Timothy McArdle Sr.

Jordan L Neglaska

Edith Nicholas

Victor W Nicholas

Marie Nickoli

Jason Nollner

Julius Oprenov

Kyra Oprenov

Crystal J. Palmer

Erin E Patsy

Gisele Peters

Jean V Richey

Arthur J Roberts

Natalie R Sam

Curtis K. Semaken

Jenna C.L. Semaken

Jerome Semaken

Shirley A. Sieting

Alexander B. Solomon

Terry L Solomon

Billy P. Solomon

Alphonse EM Stockton

Luann Strickland

Sommer R Stickman

Robert Dennis Towne

Lillian V Williams

Ruth M. Williams

Madison R.M. Williams Anderson