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By Shane Lasley
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Kinross backs Indigenous Studies Center

Donates $1M for Alaska Native learning center on UAF campus North of 60 Mining News – April 15, 2022

 

Last updated 4/28/2022 at 2:49pm

Alaska Native elder at Kinross Alaska at Doyon's Troth Yeddha donation ceremony.

Kinross Alaska

Reverend Dr. Anna Frank provided the blessing during the April 12 reception hosted by Doyon, where Kinross Alaska announced its support of the Troth Yeddha' Indigenous Studies Center to be built at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Kinross Alaska has donated $1 million to support the Troth Yeddha' Indigenous Studies Center, a 34,000-square-foot facility to be built on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus that will provide a center for Alaska Native programs and support indigenous student success.

"This is much more than a building. It is a space and tangible symbol of honoring and valuing Alaska's first people," Kinr...



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