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! 

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. 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!

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 

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!


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 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

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. 

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.

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:

Nathan Angel

Robert Becker

Megan Brown

Duane Burnham

Walter Carlo

Jackie Davis

Thomas T. Debo

Melissa Diaz

Dwayne Drake II

Norman Drake

Tyler Drake

Albert Evans

Adam Goodwin

Toby Hower

Arlene Ivanoff

Chaianne Kakaruk

Patrick Kennedy Jr

Rose Kennedy

Jeremiah J. Lauesen

Laila McArdle

Timothy McArdle Jr.

Timothy McArdle Sr.

Marie Nickoli

Julius Oprenov

Kyra Oprenov

Crystal J. Palmer

Gisele Peters

Curtis K. Semaken

Shirley A. Sieting

Alexander B. Solomon

Billy P. Solomon

Alphonse EM Stockton

Ruth M. Williams

Madison R.M. Williams Anderson