Ahtna, Inc., an Alaskan Native Corporation, is a global company providing exceptional construction and integrated services to both government and private sector clients.
Our Culture Unites Us;
Our Land Sustains Us;
Our People are Prosperous.
- Cultural and Traditional Principles
- Professionalism - Dedication
Ahtna, Incorporated is one of 13 Alaska Native Regional Corporations established by Congress under terms of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971. Headquartered in Glennallen, Alaska, Ahtna, Inc. is owned by nearly 1,900 shareholders, the majority of whom are of Ahtna Athabascan descent, with many still residing in the Ahtna region, the traditional homeland of the Ahtna people.
Ahtna, Inc. owns in fee title approximately 1,528,000 acres of land conveyed in December 1998 from an entitlement of 1,770,000 acres. Much of this land is located in the Ahtna region, which is roughly the size of the state of Ohio and is located in the Alaskan south-central interior. The Ahtna region encompasses the Copper River Basin and the Wrangell Mountains and is bordered by the Mentasta and Nutzotin Mountains to the northeast, the Alaska Range to the north, the Talkeetna Mountains to the west, and the Chugach Mountains to the south.
Seven of the eight Native Villages within the Ahtna Region are merged with Ahtna, Inc., and all eight are Federally Recognized Tribes. A thirteen-member board made up exclusively of Ahtna shareholders directs corporate operations. The President of Ahtna, Inc. is Michelle Anderson.
The Ahtna family of companies includes thirteen operating subsidiaries; twelve of which are managed by Ahtna Netiye’, Inc., the business holding company for Ahtna, Inc. Ahtna Netiye’ is based in Anchorage, Alaska, and is headed by Interim CEO Michelle Anderson and a six-member board.
Ahtna subsidiaries are involved in a myriad of activities, including civil and vertical construction, environmental remediation, facilities management and support services, food service contractors, forestry and gravel sales, government contracting, healthcare and medical records services, janitorial services, oil and gas pipelines maintenance and construction, staff augmentation, surveying, and training range operations.
As an Alaska Native and shareholder-owned corporation, Ahtna, Inc. remains committed to its vision and mission statements, with a goal of preserving, strengthening, and enhancing a cultural identity that has existed for thousands of years. Ahtna’s efforts are aimed at providing a broad range of opportunities for shareholders, continued business growth and diversification, as well as effective management of all Ahtna resources. – less