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Alaska Native Peoples of Nome

Welcome to Nome Eskimo Community (NEC)

The Alaska Native Peoples of the Nome area have lived on the Seward Peninsula since time immemorial. Our unique cultures and languages have experienced considerable changes, but continue to thrive and develop today in the community of Nome, Alaska.

Representing the Native population in Nome, Nome Eskimo Community’s 2900+ members reflects the many heritages of the surrounding region. Among our member rolls are Central Yupik, Inupiaq, St. Lawrence Island Yupik and American Indians whose lineage is tied to Tribes in the Lower 48.

For nearly 70 years, NEC has represented the political, social, and cultural interests of Native peoples in the community of Nome and the Bering Straits region. While our mission and scope has evolved over the decades, our commitment to serving our members and community has remained steadfast.

Nome Eskimo Community Strategic Plan

NEW! Nome Eskimo Community and Challenge Life Youth Foundation in coordination with the Nome Rec Center are proud to sponsor the Triple Threat Basketball Camp for Nome and the surrounding village youth.
(Download Flyer here, Application Here)

NEW! Nome Eskimo Community is accepting applications from Tribal Members to be considered for selection on a Housing Committee for the Benefit of Tribal Membership with affordable Housing Service!
Please download link for details!
(Download .PDF here)

NEW! 2016 Annual Performance Report for housing activities using NAHASDA funds now available for public review and comment.

Comments may be submitted to Nome Eskimo Community, in writing, at, or by hand-delivery to NEC offices
(Down APR Report here.)

Nome Eskimo Community Spring 2017 Newsletter!
Click here to view/download!

Once again, Nome Eskimo Community is offering to the Elder's (65+) who reside in Nome service area if you need help filing your 2016 taxes. You can either sign up at XYZ senior center if you are down there having lunch or call Nome Eskimo Community Tribal Service Staff at 443-2246 and ask for either Toni Smith or Dawn Warnke.

NEC Housing rental Assistance for low income members!
(download Pre-TBRA Application)

Jobs: Active Recruitment at NEC
Hospital 1. Housing Director
(Download Job Description)

2. Accounting Specialist
(Download Job Description)

3. Youth Services Specialist
(Download Job Description)

4. Youth Service Intern
(Download Job Description)

5. Temporary Part Time Transit Driver (Download Job Description)

6. Temporary Part Time Environmental Assistant
(Download Job Description)

Download an Application
Upcoming Activities

More from NEC:
Hospital NEW! Nome Eskimo Community Strategic Plan 2015 - 2020

Multi-Media Campaign
(see announcement)

  Tribal Council  
Shane Smithhisler, President
Tiffany Martinson, Vice President
Mathew Michels, Sec/Treasurer
Jason Omedelina, Member
Janice Doherty, Member
Sharon Sparks, Member
Kevin Bahnke, Member

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Nome Eskimo Community | Phone 907.443.2246