Kikiktagruk Inupiat Corporation

Kikiktagruk Inupiat Corporation (KIC) is an Alaska Native Corporation organized to serve the Inupiat people of Kotzebue, a community above the Arctic Circle in Northwest Alaska.

KIC infuses the traditional values of the Inupiat people, who are descendants of Alaska’s first people, into its workplace culture and business partnerships. These values include adaptability, honesty, hard work, cooperation, integrity and a commitment to quality.

Bringing more than 40 years of experience in delivering exceptional service to our government customers.

Sunny Forecast: AUS moves into the fast-growing solar-power industry

According to the U.S. Energy Information Association, renewable energy will account for a whopping one-third of new electricity generation added to the U.S. grid over the next three years. In addition to private businesses making the conversion, the federal government has been incorporating renewable-energy systems into new facilities and retrofitting existing buildings. KIC subsidiary Alaska … READ MORE >

Midnight Sun pulls off impressive feat in D.C.

KIC’s D.C.-area subsidiary Midnight Sun Technologies LLC (Midnight Sun or MST) recently completed a major building renovation for the General Services Administration on behalf of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The 11,000-square-foot project included high-end architectural and technical upgrades to the FDA’s Great Room on its White Oak Campus in Silver Springs, Maryland. … READ MORE >


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Headquartered in Kotzebue, KIC was formed in 1973 as a village corporation under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) of 1971 to enrich the lives of our Iñupiaq shareholders and descendants.

KIC is an Alaska Native corporation focused on creating new opportunities and services for our almost 2,000 shareholders, while preserving and promoting our traditional Inupiat values.

Announcement to shareholders:

The Kikiktagruk Inupiat Corporation Board of Directors is pleased to announce a 2017 dividend of $3.00 a share to all shareholders on record as of November 27, 2017. All payments will be mailed or deposited on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.

Visit our Benefits Overview page for forms to update your address or direct deposit information. Otherwise, please feel free to contact the KIC office in Kotzebue or Anchorage.

Chairman’s Letter

Dear shareholders, The informal shareholder meeting was held on May 31 here in Kotzebue. I would like to extend my sincere thanks to those shareholders who were nominated for the seats open on this year’s Board of Directors. Serving as a member of the board is an important responsibility. A director spends many evenings away … READ MORE >

Student Spotlight – Paige McConnell

Young KIC Shareholder descendant Paige McConnell hopes to soon be a teacher at June Nelson Elementary School. She is using a KIC scholarship to study for a bachelor’s degree in elementary education remotely through University of Alaska Fairbanks while living at home in Kotzebue. But when Paige graduates and shows up for her first day … READ MORE >

Local eatery features Arctic Greens Produce

Holy bulgogi! Gram’s food truck is closing. But don’t panic: the owners are just moving the beloved Kotzebue eatery to a sit-down restaurant. Anyone who has flown into or out of Kotzebue in the last year knows Gram’s Food Truck, which has been parked at the airport since last July. For one, because it’s the … READ MORE >