Shareholders

Our heritage drives our success

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

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


What’s going on with your corporation

Letter from the KIC Board Chair

Dear Shareholder, 2017 is behind us, and we are ready for the new year! 2017 was a busy and exciting year for our Corporation, and the Board is very happy to have been able to declare a $3 per share dividend for shareholders of record on November 27. The dividend was paid on December 6 ... READ MORE >

Student Spotlight: Roquel Uluqłuq Mills-Bain

Like Father, Like Daughter: Roquel Uluqłuq Mills-Bain studies for a career in corrections KIC descendant Roquel Uluqłuq Mills-Bain is way ahead of most American 19-year-olds: She already knows what she wants to do for a career and is well on her way to achieving her goal. “Rocci,” as most people call her, is determined to ... 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 >


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Kotzebue, Alaska

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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