Our heritage drives our success

From housing to hardware, our local investments are designed to enhance life in Kotzebue.

The traditional values of the Inupiat have served our people well for thousands of years.

KIC owns 166,000 acres of land, primarily chosen to support the substance needs of our shareholders.

Our shareholder benefits range from dividends and scholarships to energy assistance.

What’s going on with your corporation

KIC employee spotlight: Elizabeth Koski

Elizabeth Koski, Alaska Universal Services new Vice President of Construction & Engineering, brings more than 20 years of experience in the architecture, engineering and construction (A/E/C) industry, Most recently she served as the vice president of business strategy and federal programs for Mno-Bmadsen, the non-gaming economic enterprise of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. There ... READ MORE >

KIC improving shareholder communications and services

Paula Octuck has been hired as the new shareholder relations manager to help the company provide better service in the form of more accurate record-keeping, improved communication and increased employment opportunities for shareholders. “This new position is key to elevating the importance of our relationship with our shareholders,” said Will Anderson, KIC President. Earlier this ... READ MORE >

Letter from the board chair

March 2016 Aarigaa! Hello, fellow shareholders. On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff, we hope 2016 brings you a happy, healthy and prosperous year. This is an exciting time for KIC. The Board has been very busy working to improve the financial well-being of the Corporation. Most recently, we revisited our long-term initiatives ... READ MORE >

Givifaaqtuq – to stand proudly

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 Inupiat shareholders and descendants.

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

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