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 

June 15: Gana-A'Yoo internship application deadline

June 15: Gana-A'Yoo scholarship application deadline

August 6: Census Forms Due 

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! 


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 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 2021 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 267 shareholders who have updated their stock wills in the last five years! Congratulations to the $500 winners, Jolene Agatha Lestenkof and Maxine Marie Brannen! We will have future drawings, so be sure to continue submitting valid stock wills!

Gana-A'Yoo Village Visits

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Gana-A'Yoo Village Visit has been canceled for June 9 and June 10. We will be rescheduling this visit to a later date. Please check back for updates!

Gana-A'Yoo 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.

Shareholders who submit their census form by August 6, 2021 will be entered to win two (2) cash prizes of $500.

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


Thank you for attending Gana-A'Yoo's 43rd Annual Meeting of Shareholders!

Adapting to our Environment

The Gana-A’Yoo, Limited Annual Meeting of Shareholders was held at 11 a.m. AKDT on Friday, May 21, 2021, at the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel, 813 Noble Street, Fairbanks, Alaska. 

Thank you to everyone who voted and attended the meeting. We reached 59.6% quorum for the meeting.

Congratulations to the three elected board members:

  • Sharon Hildebrand - Galena and Nulato stock (urban)
  • Joshua Peter - Nulato stock (urban)
  • Shay Huntington McEwen - Galena stock (urban)

Thank you to everyone who ran in the election and a special thank you to Kimberly Bower for her service on our board.

Congratulations to the proxy prize winners:

$1,500 prize winner - Darlene Carol Lolnitz

$1,000 prize winner - Shirley Ann Newcomb

$250 prize winners - Clara Honea and Francis McGinty

$100 prize winners - Verna Lee Demoski and Josephine McGinty

Thank you to everyone who submitted their proxies for the early bird deadline! Congratulations to the following early bird prize winners:

$1,000 winner – Viola Marie Nickoli

$500 winner – Phyllis A Stickman

$100 winners – Karen Lynn Kriska, Catherine Brush, Brenda M Jimmie, Rita Eleanor Hemphill, and Thomas George Neglaska.

Pop-up proxy prize drawing winners: 

1st winner - Donna Mae Garman

2nd winner - Tamera S Tiepelman

3rd winner - Shirley Kriska


2021 Dividend

The Gana-A'Yoo Settlement Trust Board of Trustees approved the Gana-A'Yoo Settlement Trust (GST) distribution amount of  $7.47 per unit (share), or $747.00 per 100 shares. This non-taxable distribution will be issued on Thursday, April 29, 2021 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


CEO's Message: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In efforts to protect our communities our corporate office remains closed to the public due to COVID-19 precautions. We are operating during normal business hours 8 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday (closed from 12-1 pm). Please contact us by phone (907.569.9599 or toll free 1888.656.1606) or email ( or if you need to schedule a phone appointment with the shareholder records department. 

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