Register Now for Beginning Formline Workshop

Register Now for Beginning Formline Workshop

Join instructor Jamie Daniels as he introduces class participants to the traditional art of formline design. Space is available for up to 11 adults and four youths (grades 6-12) to participate in the class. Scholarships are available for youth. The workshop will be...
Two-Needle Beading Class Offered in Angoon

Two-Needle Beading Class Offered in Angoon

Kootznoowoo, Inc. is sponsoring a Two-Needle Beading Workshop in Angoon, to be held on November 6-9, 2023.  The workshop will be taught by Eliane Jack and was organized by Community Catalyst Garrett Jack.  Participation is limited to 20 adults and youth in grades...
KPFST Trustees Announce October 2023 Distribution

KPFST Trustees Announce October 2023 Distribution

The Trustees of the Kootznoowoo Permanent Fund Settlement Trust are pleased to announce that the October 1, 2023, Kootznoowoo Permanent Settlement Trust (KPFST) distribution will be paid out in the amount of $3.33 per trust unit. For the purpose of calculating the...
Spruce Root Weaving Class Offered in Angoon with SHI

Spruce Root Weaving Class Offered in Angoon with SHI

Kootznoowoo Inc., in partnership with Sealaska Heritage Institute, is sponsoring a spruce-root weaving class in Angoon from Sept. 12-25. The class will be led by teacher Aánutein Debbie Head. No experience is needed to successfully complete this workshop.  Workshop...
Special Use Permit Awarded for Thayer Hydro Project

Special Use Permit Awarded for Thayer Hydro Project

On June 20, Kootznoowoo, Inc. received a special use permit from the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) that will allow the corporation to move forward with the next steps of development of the Thayer Hydroelectric Project in Angoon, Alaska. Kootznoowoo has been working on...
Angoon Students Name & Launch Dugout Canoe

Angoon Students Name & Launch Dugout Canoe

By Claire Stemple, Alaska Beacon Angoon students led a procession of regalia-clad residents down the village’s Front Street on Monday. Elders and family members looked on as they sang and drummed Tlingit songs in the afternoon sun, then joined in dances — the killer...

Ralph “Chico” Bierely

K-Plaza Building Maintenance Manager

Chico serves as a jack-of-all-trades for the corporation. His main responsibility is overseeing the maintenance and upkeep of the K-Plaza building. However, he provides additional support when needed on a variety of projects. He is based in Juneau.