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...
KCEF Scholarship Application Period is Now Open

KCEF Scholarship Application Period is Now Open

The Kootznoowoo Cultural & Educational Foundation (KCEF) has announced that the scholarship period for the 2023-24 school year has now opened.  The application period is June 20-August 11, 2023.  To be eligible to apply, applicants must be: A shareholder or...
2023 Election Results & New Officers Announced

2023 Election Results & New Officers Announced

PRESS RELEASE: (Juneau, Alaska)—Kootznoowoo, Incorporated, the Alaska Native village corporation for the community of Angoon, held its 50th Annual Meeting of Shareholders this past Saturday, June 17, in Angoon, Alaska.  In addition to a report from Kootznoowoo...
Agenda for the 50th Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Agenda for the 50th Annual Meeting of Shareholders

The 50th Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Saturday, June 15th at 11:00 a.m. in the Angoon Elementary School Gym.  Following is the meeting agenda: I. Welcome II. Invocation & Blessing of the Meal III. Call to Order IV. Introductions V. Approval of...
KPFST Trustees Announce June 2023 Distribution Amount

KPFST Trustees Announce June 2023 Distribution Amount

The Trustees of the Kootznoowoo Permanent Fund Settlement Trust are pleased to announce that the June 1, 2023, Kootznoowoo Permanent Settlement Trust (KPFST) distribution will be paid out in the amount of $3.36 per trust unit. For the purpose of calculating the...

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.