The National Park Service is seeking applications for the Denali National Park and Preserve Artist in Residence Program for the summer of 2020.

Applications will be open from 5/1-9/30/19 for the summer of 2020.

The program offers access to a remote cabin in the park, bus vouchers to get around in the park, opportunities and location to demonstrate your art work and other fun activities!

Want to learn more about the Artist in Residence program? Check out: www.nps.gov/DenaliArt or email/call Cinnamon Dockham at the Park.

cinnamon_dockham 907-683-9581

AiR poster 11×17 b.pdf

Alaska Native Artist Poster 8.5×11.pdf

AiR poster 11×17 c.pdf

Doyon is hosting a Shareholder Resume Writing Workshop on April 24th from 11AM to 2PM.

See below for more details.

Resume Writing Workshop 3.29.19

Doyon, Limited continues to seek applicants for a diverse range of paid summer internship positions in the Fairbanks office. Specifically for Doyon shareholders, the strategically designed internship program opens a window into the operations of the Doyon Family of Companies, allowing interns to explore how a career with Doyon might support their life goals. Doyon is proud to have many current full-time employees that previously participated in the program.

Current internship opportunities include:

Administration intern: The Doyon administrative intern will report to the executive assistant to the president/CEO, and provide administrative support to Doyon staff and senior managers as needed. This internship is a great opportunity for someone who wants to gain basic office skills and experience working in a fast-paced corporate setting.

Communications intern: The communications intern will report to the vice president of communications. The intern will work on projects such as creating monthly shareholder newsletter articles, managing the employee intranet, creating corporate advertisements and marketing materials, and assisting as needed to achieve communications goals. A student pursuing a degree in marketing, communications or public relations, and who has Adobe Photoshop and InDesign experience, is preferred.

Get Out the Native Vote (GOTNV) intern: The GOTNV intern will report to the village outreach liaison, and work with Tanana Chiefs Conference and Fairbanks Native Association partner staff to plan, coordinate and manage GOTNV events. The intern will prepare articles and website and social media content, and assist in designing GOTNV marketing materials. This internship is a great opportunity for someone who is campaign-driven and interested in supporting a bi-partisan effort.

IT intern: The Doyon IT intern will report to the IT network administrator. The intern will provide overall assistance and support to the IT department.

These internship opportunities require applicants to be a Doyon shareholder, be a college sophomore or higher, be in good standing, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

More opportunities may open in various Doyon companies between now and May 2019. Additional opportunities will be posted in the employment section of the Doyon website.

To view the full job descriptions of the current openings and to apply, visit www.doyon.com/employment. For more information about the internship opportunities, contact shareholder outreach at 459-2085 (in Fairbanks), 1-888-478-4755 (toll-free) or outreach@doyon.com.

We are pleased to present our April 2019 Native words of the month. Thank you to our translators Irene Solomon Arnold (Tanacross) and Avis Sam (Upper Tanana).

Tanacross 

April - Tenh

Tenh = Ice

Kʼáhménʼ dą́ʼą tenh téedéek = The ice went out this morning.

Listen to an audio recording:

Upper Tanana

April

Tänh = Ice

Tänh na’elxįį dänh. = Ice melting now.

Listen to an audio recording:

For more translations, view our Native word of the month archives on the Foundation website.

 

The fall deadline for TCC Adult Vocational Training and Higher Education scholarships is rapidly approaching. See the below flyer for details.
Scholarship Deadline.pdf

Alaska Native Language Archive (ANLA) is hosting an open house on Thursday, March 28 from 4:30pm-6:30pm in the Rasmuson Library (Level 2).

This event is an organized evening of tours and exhibitions featuring highlights of the Alaska Native Language Archive collections.

There will be short sessions teaching people how to access materials from the Alaska Native Language Archive from home.

Visitors will be invited to examine pre-selected materials, mingle, and learn about work done based on archival materials.

Light snacks will be served. For more information, email uaf-anla@alaska.edu.

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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) has launched Native Knowledge 360°, a national education initiative to promote improved teaching and learning about American Indians. To support this work, NMAI is looking for dynamic educators for the Teacher-in-Residence (TIR) Program.

The TIR will be in Washington, DC for eight weeks between the months of June and August. All applications are due by Friday, April 5, 2019.

Please check the CoP Calendar for more details.

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Wendy Douglas-Nathai | NYCP-STEP CoP Events | Email: wendy.douglas-nathai@tmgi.net