Your End-of-year gift keeps giving all year

As we enter the season of giving, we invite you to make a gift that will keep giving back for years to come. A gift to Doyon Foundation provides financial assistance to students pursuing their...
Cora Demit

Language Champion: Cora Demit

“I was determined to keep my language”- Cora Demit A fluent speaker in the Upper Tanana language Nee’aanèegn’, Cora S. Demit is an Elder from Northway who contributes recorded lessons for Doyon...

A Thanksgiving message from doyon foundation

Our work is made possible by many. In this season of gratitude, all of us at Doyon Foundation and the students we serve wish to take the opportunity to say THANK YOU. Ana Basi’. Dogidinh. Baasee’....

Congratulations DLO On the Go Contest Winners

Thank you to all the language learners who participated in our DLO On the Go contest earlier this year! Through the contest, we aimed to increase the number of students and the amount of time spent...

Molly of Denali Cast Announced for Gwich’in Episodes

Doyon Foundation is working with WGBH Boston to produce two dubbed episodes of the PBS Kids’ show Molly of Denali in two of the Native languages of the Doyon region: Denaakk’e (Koyukon) and Dinjii...

Virtual Gathering Celebrates Doyon Languages Online II Contributors

Doyon Foundation hosted a virtual gathering in late September to mark the conclusion of our Doyon Languages Online II project, and acknowledge and express gratitude to the individuals involved in...

November 2021 Native Word of the Month

In our Native languages, the names of the months aren’t just words – they describe what is taking place during that time of year. For example, November is referred to as Sooge Zo’, or marten month...

Doyon Foundation Receives Grant for New Language Revitalization Mentorship Program

$812,142 ANA grant will help increase proficient speakers of endangered Native languages Doyon Foundation has received a three-year, $812,142 federal grant from the Administration for Native...

Health Scholarship Fund Making a Difference for Students

Health scholarship recipients: Alexa Prass (left) and Teresa Nix (right) This fall, Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) and Doyon, Limited made a significant contribution to the Doyon Foundation health...

Language Champion: LaVerne Xilegg Dementieff

 “Language learning inspires feelings of connectedness and support”- LaVerne Demientieff LaVerne Xilegg Dementieff is the daughter of the late Rudy Demientieff of Holy Cross and Alice Frank...

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Doyon Foundation is the private foundation for Doyon, Limited. Our work is focused in two main areas: scholarships and language, with the overall goal of improving the identity and quality of life for Doyon shareholders. Get to know more about us.

Our Scholarships

Through our scholarship program, we are helping our students develop the knowledge and skills they need to “be the change they wish to see in the world.” Learn more about our scholarships or apply here.

Language Revitalization

We are working to ensure the endangered languages of the Doyon region survive and thrive for future generations. Interested language learners can access online lessons for free through Doyon Languages Online. Start learning.

Our Donors

Thank you to our generous donors. Click here to view the complete list of individual and corporate donors.