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.
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Gana-A'Yoo Antarctica

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 here. After applying please reach out to Crystal Sommer at so we know you have applied.

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!

2020 Dividend 

The Board of Directors approved a dividend distribution of $4.94 per share which was distributed on April 30th. 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 


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. 

Please join us for Gana-A'Yoo's 42nd Annual Shareholder Meeting!

The meeting will be held through remote communications (virtual) on Friday, August 21st beginning at 8:30 am. Details on how shareholders can participate will be distributed. In-person attendance will not be permitted and the only way to vote relative to the meeting is by proxy. Proxy material was mailed to all voting shareholders on June 26th. The purpose of the meeting is to vote on establishing a settlement trust, elect three (3) directors, and hear reports on the corporation's operations. Your vote is your voice! Valid proxies need to be received by August 19th at 5 pm. 

2020 Proxy Form 

2020 Proxy Information 

Annual Shareholder Meeting 

Congratulations to the proxy prize winners! 

25,000 Alaska Airlines Mileage Tickets Winners
Josephine Rose Bean and Elizabeth A. Stickman

$1,500 Cash Prize Winners
Kevin Saunders and Cheryl Sullivan

$1,000 Cash Prize Winners
Gareth Kevin Van Hatten, Sr.; Charlene Margaret Solomon; Shirley Kriska; and Clara Mae Carlson

$500 Cash Prize Winners
Andrew W Sommer, II; Courtney Jessica Carlo; and Ernest G. Nickoli

$250 Cash Prize Winners
Walter James Stickman, Archie RJ Agnes, Lindsay Marie Ambrose, and Francis McGinty

$100 Cash Prize Winners
Leo Lolnitz, Elaine Francis Pitka, Cecelia Ann Solomon, Glenna Sarah Benjamin, Margaret M. Dayton, Joshua Yaska, and Nicole R. Gregory.

Election of Directors

There are three (3) directors to be elected, one (1) of which must hold Kaltag stock. 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 2023.


  • Diloola Erickson        Kaltag (urban)
  • Linda Fleury             Galena & Koyukuk (urban)
  • Betty Griffin              Kaltag (urban)
  • Melissa McGinty        Nulato (urban)
  • Thomas Negalaska    Kaltag (rural)
  • Joshua Peter             Nulato (urban)
  • Cecelia Solomon        Kaltag (urban)

Settlement Trust

For more information regarding Settlement Trust, please click here. If you would like to see the Settlement Trust Agreement, please contact us.

GYL SETTLEMENT TRUST by Ida Hildebrand, Shareholder and former board chair. 

Pop-Up Proxy Door Prizes!

$100 cash prize! Shareholders who submit a valid proxy by Thursday, August 13th will be entered into a drawing to be held Friday, August 14th. Please share this message with others who are not on Facebook or do not have an email address on file with Gana-A’Yoo. If you would like to confirm that we have received your proxy, please call 677-3320. Your vote is your voice! 

Congratulations to the winners below!

Friday, July 31st winner: Harold James Semaken

Monday, August 3rd winner: Wilbur John Coleman III

Friday, August 14th winner: TBA

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.