Sitka Tribe of Alaska


Welcome To The Sitka Tribe Of Alaska website

STA mission:

"to exercise sovereign rights and powers, to preserve the integrity of tribal society, and to improve the lives of individual Tribal Citizens"


In The News

STA Tribal Council Announces the 2014 Tribal election, to be held Tuesday, November 11, 2014. The polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Sheet’ka Kwáan Naa Kahídi Community House. Four council seats and the chair are open for election this year. To file candidacy, pick up a filing packet at 456 Katilian Street from the Election Supervisor, Rose Demmert.

Election Supervisor hours are Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Completed forms must be returned to the Election Supervisor by 6 p.m. Friday, October 10.

Election Supervisor contact information - 738-5450;

Rock the vote - October - November, 2014! At its September 17 meeting, the Tribal Council voted to "Get out the Vote," and encourage our Tribal Citizens to participate in the upcoming elections. In support of our right to vote, all of the routes for "the RIDE" will be free October 7 (city election), November 4 (state/national election), and November 11 (Tribal election).

November is Native Heritage Awareness Month! You are invited to the two "NHAM calender of events planning meetings" in October in the Sheet’ka Kwáan Naa Kahídi Community House - these will be noon meetings, a light lunch will be provided. Stay tuned for exact date information.

Are you ready in case of an earthquake? Here are a couple of websites to better inform you on how to prepare in the event of being evacuated due to such a natural disaster.


Here are the updated applications for AVT and Higher Education.

SNEP Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) Application

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Sitka Tribe of Alaska Constitution

New Employee Handbook

Ordinances Page

Codes Page

Policies, Rules and Procedures page

Agreements and MOUs Page

Meeting and event calendar, click here!

For Tribal Citizens wishing to be exempt from the "shared responsibility payment," the Affordable Care Act exemption form is here. As the cover page mentions, get help with the form at 1-800-318-2596, or at

Upcoming Events

Tribal Council Action Only Meeting, 1st Wednesday of each month. Regular Meeting, 3rd Wednesday of each month.

WEDNESDAY, October 15, 2014, 6:30 p.m., the Tribal Council regular meeting will be held in the Sheet’ka Kwáan Naa Kahídi Community House at 200 Katlian Street.

Tribal Council regular meeting agenda available here two days prior to scheduled meeting.


October 15, 2014



Thank you to all who participated in the 2014 Sitka Herring Festival!