Oct 012015

NATIVE VILLAGE OF NAPAIMUTE ANNUAL MEETING OCTOBER 3, 2015   ST. INNOCENT RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL 401 E. TURPIN, ANCHORAGE, ALASKA   AGENDA:   8:00-9:00 am   Breakfast & Registration – (interim election committee: open proxies during this time)   9:00 am          Call to Order – President Devron Hellings Invocation Welcome address by – President Devron Hellings Establishment of Quorum Introductions Approval of the Agenda Announcements: Appointment of Election Committee Approval of the Minutes from 2014 Annual Meeting   9:30 am           Traditional Activity   9:45 am           2014-15 Traditional Council and Administration Report – Mark Leary   10:45 am         Break   11:00 am         2015 [Read More…}

Sep 262015
Director’s Report: September

“Meetings & Moose Meat” Summary: The last week of August was a flurry of back to back Kuskokwim Subsistence Fishing Meetings that seemed like they would never end. Some, including myself were tired of what seemed to be an endlessly controversial, increasingly complex 2015 subsistence fishing season. Everyone along the River was eagerly awaiting the start of the September moose season. This time of the year is just about as important to the People as the June King Salmon Season. Again this year lower river hunting traffic in our area was very light and the moose population in the Middle [Read More…}

Sep 112015

The 2015 Native Village of Napaimute Annual Meeting will be held at the St. Innocent Russian Orthodox Cathedral Fellowship Hall, 401 Turpin St., Anchorage, Alaska on October 3, 2015. Registration will start at 8:00 am and the meeting will begin at 9:00 am.       The 2015 Napaimute Traditional Council Elections will be held during the Annual Meeting. There are 3 candidates running for Seat A: Brook Kristovich (incumbent) Stan Kelly Shelly Leary Ballots have been mailed. For those unable to attend the meeting, please vote for the candidate of your choice and return the ballot with the enclosed addressed stamped envelope. You do [Read More…}

Aug 202015
Director’s Report: Late July through Mid-August

                                 Audrey Leary spent a lot of time working to update our tribal member enrollment      “Lots of stamps, white paint, and gravel!” Summary: A good crew of young people has accomplished a lot of good work in Napaimute in the weeks that have passed since our July Council meeting. This work has been beneficial to both the administration of our tribe and the infrastructure of the community and has further proved how important our younger generation is to keeping NVN alive and well. Stamps: Everybody in Napaimute was pleased that Audrey decided to extend her stay in Napaimute and [Read More…}

Aug 192015

At their August 18th regular meeting the Napaimute Traditional Council directed administration to close the application process for the NVN ICWA position by the end of the business day August 21. Applications will no longer be accepted after this date. Thank you.

Jul 202015
2015 Native Village of Napaimute Annual Meeting & Election

2015 Native Village of Napaimute Annual Meeting & Election Notice:                            The 2015 Native Village of Napaimute Annual Meeting will be held in Anchorage, Alaska on Saturday October 3, 2015. Location to be announced at a later date. Traditional Council Elections will also be held at this time. Seat A –currently held by Brook Kristovich—is open for election. Tribal Members 18 and older who are interested in running for this seat must submit a letter of intent to run by no later than the close of business day [Read More…}

Jul 202015

Native Village of Napaimute Application for Employment Please Print POSITION APPLIED FOR____________________________________________________(One Position per application)   All employment with the Native Village of Napaimute (NVN) is considered “at will” employment. NVN reserves the right to terminate any “at will” employee at any time with or without cause. Likewise, any employee is free to terminate his/her employment with NVN at any time, with or without reason.       NAME____________________________________________________________________________________________________ LAST                                                                       FIRST                                                      MIDDLE   ADDRESS_________________________________________________________________________________________________ BOX NUMBER                                                        CITY                                       STATE                               ZIP CODE   TELEPHONE NUMBER ( _______ ) ________-__________SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER______________________________ AREA CODE Do you claim American Indian/Alaska Native Preference? __________   [Read More…}

Jul 202015

  P. O. Box 1301 Bethel, AK. 99559 Ph: (907)543-2887(Bet.) / (907)222-5058 (Nap.) (907) 545-2877 (Cell) Email: napaimute@gci.net     ~~~~~POSITION OPENING*~~~~~   TITLE:             Community Family Services Specialist   SUPERVISION:         Position will be an AVCP employee but Napaimute Traditional Council and AVCP ICWA Department (partnership) will share supervision of the ICWA worker.   JOB CLASS:             Part-time position based on case load. 20-30 hours per week Salary is $18 per hour with benefits.   LOCATION:               To be determined. This can be a home-based position.   Position open until filled – Tribal Member Hiring Preference per NVN Tribal Member Hire Policy Applications [Read More…}

Jul 172015
Director’s Report: Mid-June – Mid July, 2015

“Fish, Fires, & the Fourth of July” The focus of the past few weeks since our June Council Meeting has been working to get our winter’s supply of salmon during a season of unprecedented and extended subsistence fishing restrictions on the Kuskokwim River, almost daily participation in fisheries management decisions at the Tribal, Federal, and State levels in a never-ending struggle to obtain equal fishing opportunity for the Middle and Upper Kuskokwim while ensuring the sustainability of Kuskokwim Salmon runs.   A great deal of time was also spent keeping track of the historical number of wildfires burning all around [Read More…}

Jul 142015

2015 Kuskokwim River Salmon Fishery News Release #15 Emergency Order #3-S-WR-23-15, 3-S-WR-24-15, 3-S-WR-25-15 This is an announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Bethel for subsistence fishermen in the Kuskokwim Area. Subsistence salmon fishing with gillnets will be allowed in the Kuskokwim River as specified from the Yukon Delta NWR boundary at the mouth of the Kuskokwim River to the Holitna River; with 6-inch or less mesh gillnets from 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, 2015 until further notice. The use of a live box or chute will not be required while operating a fish wheel from the [Read More…}