Minto Elders sing along with Minto Dancers:
Josephine Riley, Geraldine Charlie (in pink
top), Sarah Silas and Berkman Silas,
WEIO, July 2012, Fairbanks, Alaska
Photo by Fairbanks Daily News Miner
Annual Shareholders Meeting
May 23, 2014 Minto, Alaska
Seth-De-Ya-Ah Corporation, the ANCSA village corporation for the federally recognized Native Village of Minto. There are currently 288 shareholders some as far as the state of Florida. Minto is a Lower Tanana Athabascan village comprised of approximately 210 souls (US Census, 2010), located in the heart of the Minto Flats, a sub-section of a larger drainage known as the Nenana Basin. For countless centuries the people of Minto have lived in the wetlands, which today also includes the Minto Flats State Game Refuge and the Tanana Valley State Forest. Minto is accessible by road via the Elliott Highway and by boat or air.
Mission of Seth-De-Ya-Ah Corporation
It is the mission of Seth-De-Ya-Ah Corporation to manage our land and affairs in a fiscally responsible manner to ensure a healthy and viable corporation and a reasonable and consistent return for our shareholders.
It is also Seth-De-Ya-Ah’s mission to provide employment opportunities and training for, and to promote and retain the tradition, cultural values and customs of our shareholders and their descendants.