2017 Howard Rock Alaska Native Leader Award
A hearty “congratulations!” to elder Poldine Carlo who received the 2017 Howard Rock Alaska Native Leader Award on Saturday. Originally from Nulato, Poldine was instrumental in the formation of the Fairbanks Native Association (FNA). She is an active in many organizations, including the Denakkanaaga Board of Directors, the University of Alaska Chancellor’s Advisory Committee, and the Alaska Native Education Advisory Board, She serves as an Elder mentor during the World Eskimo Indian Olympics. We are lucky to have her granddaughter, Dr. Nikoosh Carlo as our Sr. Advisor on Climate. Congratulations, Poldine on not only your decades of service, but also raising the next generation of Alaska leaders!