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By Dan Rudy 

45th annual Sealaska meeting to be held in Wrangell this weekend


For the first time since 1995, Wrangell will be hosting the annual shareholders’ meeting for Sealaska Corporation this weekend.

Formed in 1972 after the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act had been adopted the previous year, Sealaska has become the largest of 13 regional corporations subsequently created in the state. The corporation represents 22,000 Native shareholders from among the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian peoples, of which 254 live in Wrangell.

Headquartered in Juneau, Sealaska manages 650,000 acres of tribal lands and makes investments to enhance its resources. Dividends based o...

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