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News sharing relevant to tribal administration in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, AK—On January 18th the Alaska Tribal Administrators Association (ATAA) and the Board of Directors announced the 2021 Tribal Administrator of the Year, Sara Kinjo-Hischer, for her dedication to the Skagway Traditional Council, a federally recognized Tribal Government located in Skagway, Alaska.

The Alaska Tribal Administrators Association established the Tribal Administrator of the Year in 2018 to recognize one outstanding individual each year for exceptional services of Tribal Administrators, Tribal Coordinators, General Managers and Executive Directors of Alaska’s 229 recognized Tribal governments.   

ATAA would like to extend their deepest thanks in recognizing Sara Kinjo-Hischer and the Skagway Traditional Council for their nomination. Her community recognizes her honesty, perseverance, hard work, and determination in partnering with local, regional, and national agencies for the benefit of those who live and work in the Skagway Traditional Council service area.  


ATAA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established in 2013 to support Alaska’s Tribal Administrators in the development and sustainability of strong and effective tribal administration. ATAA’s mission is to develop a collaborative atmosphere of knowledge sharing and professional support among Alaska’s Tribal administrative professionals; and to promote effective tribal administration resulting in greater self-governance, community sustainability, and leadership.

Alaska Tribal Administrators Association Recognizes the 2021 Tribal Administrator of the Year

ATAA 2021 Tribal Administrator of the Year
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