November 2022 Native Word of the Month

https://youtu.be/zw45JYysOH8 Our November 2022 Native Word of the Month features a video clip from our upcoming Storyteller language profile on Denaakk’e teacher, Susan Paskvan. Dot’aanh? = What is...

Foundation Welcomes DLO in the Classroom Project Manager

Doyon Foundation is happy to welcome Petey Roach, our DLO in the Classroom project manager. “I greatly admire Doyon Foundation's dedication to their region by connecting children with their...

Storyteller Alumni Update: Jenna Sommer

The Doyon Foundation journey doesn’t end with graduation! We are so proud of our alumni, the amazing places they have gone on to, the achievements they are making, and the positive...

Storyteller Supporter Profile: Cathy LeCompte, AVTEC

In our Storyteller profile series, we highlight the dreams, journeys and achievements of Doyon Foundation students, alumni and supporters. Profiles are available to read, watch and listen. In this...

Doyon Foundation Announces New Executive Director

Doyon Foundation is pleased to announce its new executive director: Mariah Pitka-Jenkins. Pitka-Jenkins, who has served on the Foundation board of directors since 2019, stepped into the role...

Rasmuson Foundation Grant Helps Fund Molly of Denali Project

Doyon Foundation extends our deep gratitude to the Rasmuson Foundation, which recently awarded a $24,600 grant to help fund our Molly of Denali dubbing project. In cooperation with WGBH Boston, we...

Welcome to the Foundation Family!

We are so happy to welcome Jordan Tindall to the Doyon Foundation family! Jordan (a previous Doyon Foundation scholarship recipient!) joined us in September as office administrator. A Doyon, Limited...

Tectonic Metals Funds Resource Development Scholarships

Tectonic Metals, Inc. joined the Doyon Foundation family of donors in 2018, supporting our students with a generous financial contribution each year. The funds they donate are directed to our Level...

September 2022 Native Word of the Month

When learning a new word or phrase, it’s estimated that a person needs to hear/see/say it 20 times in 20 different situations. That is why consistent practice and repetition is so important for the...

Storyteller Student Profile: Nikki Fennimore

In our Storyteller profile series, we highlight the dreams, journeys and achievements of Doyon Foundation students, alumni and supporters. In this episode of Storyteller, we speak with student Nikki...

welcome

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

Our scholarship program helps our students develop the knowledge and skills they need to “be the change they wish to see in the world.” Make sure you are eligible for a Foundation scholarship before you create an account and apply. Learn more about scholarships and eligibility 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.