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 

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 & 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.

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.

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