NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. (NANA)
NANA Regional Corporation, Inc.
(Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska) is one of the 13 Regional Native Corporations created as a result of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) passed by Congress and signed into law by President Nixon in 1971.
AddressP.O. Box 49
Kotzebue, AK 99752Native CulturesInupiat
||Northwest Alaska, mostly above the Arctic Circle
||Entitled to 2,258,836 acres. 1,374,167 acres of surface estate, and 1,503,365 acres of subsurface estate.
NANA Village Corporations
Native Villages and Native Villiage Corporations in the NANA Region:
||Buckland Nunachiak Corporation
||Deering Ipnatchiak Corporation
||Kikiktagruk Inupiat Corporation
||Noatak Napaaktukmeur Corporation
All Village Corporations, except Kotzebue, have merged their village assets with NANA Regional Corporation to simplify management of their individual assets.
Leading Causes of Death in the NANA Region
Between 2009-2013, 222 people died in the NANA Region. The top 5 causes of death were:
1) Malignant Neoplasms (46)
2) Diseases of the Heart (40)
3) Unintentional Injuries (34)
4) Intentional Self-Harm (Suicide) (16)
5) Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (10)