10.11.19 Napaimute Traditional Council Work Session at the Kuskokwim Corporation Conference Room in Anchorage. Notice the beautiful birch wood table with a map of the Middle Kuskokwim River running the length of it. The map of Our River contains actual soil, gravel, leaves and driftwood from the Kuskokwim.
President Hellings opens the 2019 NVN Annual Meeting. This was her last time addressing the membership as our President. She is retiring after nearly 20 years of service to the tribe, the community, and the region.
Russian Pie – always a favorite at the Annual Meeting – made by the St. Innocent Russian Orthodox Sisterhood
And of course akutaq is another favorite!
A lot of information on the Native Village of Napaimute’s 2018-19 programs and activities was made available to the attendees. This also included a lot of information on climate change and its impact on the region and the tribe’s activities.
Kristina Woolston from Donlin Gold, LLC gives a project update at the 2019 NVN Annual Meeting
NVN Environmental Director Dan Gillikin gives presentation on all of the tribes fisheries and environmental programs
Vice President Marcie Sherer gives the financial report
Outgoing President Devron Hellings received several parting gifts including this beautiful photograph of Napaimute
Election Committee Chairman JC Rohde swears in newly elected council members. L: Tyler Kelly, R: Marcie Sherer. Officers will be selected at the 10.22.19 regular council meeting