The Kenaitze Indian Tribe has joined with other Tribes and Tribal Organizations around the country in an amicus brief in support of the Indian Child Welfare Act and the law’s focus on the best interests of American Indian and Alaska Native children. Read More
Research shines light on boarding schools in Alaska
Benjamin Jacuk was surprised to be nominated for the 2022 Alaska Young Professional of the Year award, and even more surprised when he was announced as the winner. Read More
Central Kenai Peninsula residents and visitors will soon have a new option for reliable, affordable transportation.
The Kenaitze Indian Tribe is launching Kahtnu Area Transit, a fixed-route bus service between Nikiski and Sterling. Read More
Nominations are being accepted for the Kenaitze Tribal Member of the Year Awards. Tribal Members, excluding current Tribal Council Members, may be nominated in the following categories:
Kenaitze Tribal Member Elder Recognition Award: Recognizes a Tribal Member who has shown dedication to Alaska Native culture, Read More
Alaska Native and American Indian tribes have reached a settlement with a drug manufacturer and the country’s three largest distributors over the toll that opioids have taken on communities across the nation. Read More
Tribe contributes to Russian Orthodox cemetery cleanup
Over the summer, members of the Tribe’s Facilities and Maintenance crew put in some extra work to help clean up the Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Cemetery in Old Town Kenai. Read More
In results announced during the Oct. 2 Annual General Membership meeting, Tribal Members elected three incumbents and one newcomer to four seats on the Tribal Council.
The General Meeting was held virtually, Read More
Tribe Celebrates Constitution’s 50th Anniversary
“We, a group of Kenaitze Indians residing principally within the Kenai Peninsula Borough; in the State of Alaska, having a common bond of association and interests, Read More
Kimberley Sweet, a Magistrate Judge in Kenai and a former Kenaitze Tribal Court Chief Judge, was recently honored for her public service.
Sweet, a Tribal Member, received the 2021 Jay Rabinowitz Public Service Award, Read More