Our People

The Iñupiat

Iñupiat means “real people.” The Iñupiat have close ties to the land, and to each other. The ancestors of NANA shareholders inhabited northwest Alaska for 10,000 years.

Approximately 14,000 Iñupiat own NANA, an Alaska Native corporation. When you do business with NANA, you’re doing more than ensuring the success of your next business venture – you’re helping to create training and educational opportunities for NANA shareholders, and investing in NANA communities.