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Wildland Firefighting

Established in May 2005 as a Type II Hand Crew, the Yukon Fire Crew received Initial-Attack status in 2006. Chugachmiut has been a nationally recognized player in wildland firefighting since 1998. The crew are ready to fight fires throughout Alaska and the western United States and perform fire fuels project work to reduce the likelihood of wild fires in certain areas.

Now accepting applications for the 2024 fire season!

Join the 2024 Fire Crew and be part of something extraordinary! We’re looking for dedicated individuals to fill various positions on the Yukon Fire Crew and Denali Wildland Fire Module. Check out the opportunities below and ignite your passion for firefighting!

  • Denali Module Leader (Kenai)
  • Yukon Fire Crew Assistant Superintendent
  • Yukon Fire Crew Crewmember FFT2
  • Yukon Fire Crew ICT5 Squad Boss
  • Yukon Fire Crew Superintendent

For any inquiries about recruitment, feel free to give us a call at (907) 562-4155 or toll free at 800-478-4155 or shoot us an email at employment@chugachmiut.org. We’re here to help you blaze your trail! Quyanaa and AwA’ahdah for your interest!

Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation

Heritage Preservation

Llangarlluni: Becoming Aware

Our vision is to revitalize the traditional Chugach Native culture and language. The goal is to make Sugpiaq/ Eyak history and heritage a part of the regular school curriculum with support and direction from our Elders’ traditional ecological knowledge (TEK).

Heritage Preservation

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