ICC Alaska

Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) Alaska is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that works on behalf of the Inupiat of the North Slope, Northwest and Bering Straits Regions; St. Lawrence Island Yupik; and the Central Yup’ik and Cup’ik of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Region in Southwest Alaska. Inuit Circumpolar Council Alaska is a national member of ICC International.

President’s Message

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Board of Directors

Inuit Circumpolar Council Alaska is governed by a fourteen member Board of Directors who are appointed by member organizations. Member organizations include the regional Tribal non-profit organizations, regional Alaska Native corporations from the North Slope, Northwest Arctic, Bering Straits and Southwest regions; and the North Slope and Northwest Arctic Boroughs. Elder and youth representatives also serve on the Board. All board members are Inuit and represent communities and regions served by Inuit Circumpolar Council Alaska.

ICC Alaska Staff

Marie Greene, President

Nicole Wojciechowski, Vice President

Kelly Eningowuk, Executive Director

Vernae Angnaboogok, Cultural Sustainability Advisor

Eilene Adams, Project Coordinator

Benjamin Charles, Coastal Community Outreach Manager

Vanessa Raymond, Data Advisor/Archivist

Joni Earp, Collections Specialist

Strategic Plan 2018-2022

The Inuit Circumpolar Council Alaska Strategic Plan includes the strategic goals for Inuit Circumpolar Council Alaska for the 2018-2022 term. Inuit Circumpolar Council Alaska uses the Declaration that results from each ICC General Assembly to drive its strategic plan and set its priorities for the term. The Utqiagvik Declaration  was used in developing the 2018-2022 ICC Alaska Strategic Plan.

Current priorities include:

  • Priority One: Solidify Inuit food sovereignty and security in governing structures
  • Priority Two: Advocate for all aspects of community health and well-being rooted in Inuit values, knowledge, and leadership
  • Priority Three: Focus on youth and building the leadership pipeline required to accomplish the ICC vision and mission
  • Priority Four: Foster meaningful communication and engagement between ICC Alaska, membership organizations, communities, and ICC international
  • Priority Five: Advocate for and educate about the ethical and equitable utilization and involvement of Indigenous Knowledge
  • Priority Six: Ensure that the collective Inuit worldview and voice is represented at international flora

To learn more, access the full document here.

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