4 SEATS OPEN ON SCHOLARSHIP REVIEW COMMITTEE – APPLY BY MAY 17

We are seeking individuals interested in serving on our competitive scholarship review committee. There are two regular seats and two alternate seats open for the 2024 – 2027 term.

THE CURRENT STATE OF OUR NATIVE LANGUAGES: TAKE OUR 2024 LANGUAGE REVITALIZATION SURVEY

Doyon Foundation is actively working on revitalizing the Native languages of the Interior region through our language revitalization program. As part of those efforts, we invite all Doyon shareholders, descendants and/or tribal members to complete our 2024 Interior Alaska Language Revitalization Interest Survey.

LEARN YOUR LANGUAGE AND BE ENTERED TO WIN PRIZES!

We are excited to announce our DLO On the Go 2 Contest to celebrate our newly released Doyon Languages Online courses and encourage interested language-learners to sign up!

FIRST IÑUPIAQ COURSE PUBLISHED IN DOYON LANGUAGES ONLINE

Twenty-three years ago, Kapniaq Lorena Williams and Taġġaq Lawrence Kaplan recorded a CD to teach the Iñupiaq language to interested learners. Today, their work is available as the most recent online course released through Doyon Languages Online.

NEW DOYON LANGUAGES ONLINE COURSE INVITES CHILDREN AND ADULTS TO LEARN DENAAKK’E

Children and adults who want to learn how to converse in the Denaakk’e (Koyukon) language have a new opportunity: a brand new Doyon Languages Online course based on the work of the late Agnes Moore.

NEW DOYON LANGUAGES ONLINE COURSE FEATURES WORK OF THE LATE ELLEN FRANK

The language work of the late Ellen Frank lives on through a new Doyon Languages Online course featuring her lessons in Benhti Kokhut’ana Kenaga’ (Lower Tanana). 

IRENE ARNOLD’S TANACROSS LESSONS PUBLISHED IN DOYON LANGUAGES ONLINE

In 1997, Irene Solomon Arnold published language lessons for Dihthâad Xt’een Iin Aanděeg’ (Tanacross). Today, those lessons are available to an even larger audience through Doyon Languages Online.

UPPER TANANA LESSONS BY AVIS SAM NOW AVAILABLE IN DOYON LANGUAGES ONLINE

Nee’aanèegn’ (Upper Tanana) language lessons developed by Elder and teacher Avis Sam, and originally published in 2000, are now available to all interested language learners through Doyon Languages Online, a project of Doyon Foundation.

Join our Board of Directors

Do you have the passion and drive to be part of our board of directors? Be part of something incredible and help make a positive difference by applying for this opportunity by the October 6th deadline at 5 pm AKDT.

THank you TCC

Thank you to the Tanana Chiefs Conference for your generous and continued support to our students in the healthcare field! Your commitment to student success and excellence is inspiring and we cannot thank you enough for all that you do.

Union Career Opportunities

Union career opportunities are available at Doyon Associated, LLC!
If you want to learn more or join our team, contact Doyon, Limited at 907-459-2089 or northslope@doyon.com.

Thank you MTMGC donors

We cannot thank our generous silent auction donors and sponsors enough for their incredible contributions and participation in making the 22nd Annual Morris Thompson Memorial Golf Classic a success! Thanks to you, we are able to continue our mission of providing educational opportunities for Doyon Shareholder students. We are truly grateful and humbled for your ongoing support!

Native Word of the month

Nelaan ggunh – Dry meat

Oho’, nelaan ggunh koonh. “Yes, I’d like some dry meat.”

Photo credit: Susan Paskvan

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.