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Ahtna Kanas Summer 2020

MyAhtna Portal: Shareholder Submission

One of the many perks and benefits of registering with the MyAhtna portal is you can submit news for the Kanas. Visit

The following announcement was submitted by Lisa Mae Christiansen:

Kylie Christiansen is the daughter of Matt and Lisa (Nicklie) Christiansen of Dillon, MT, granddaughter to Mary Nicklie of Anchorage, AK and the Late Lingo Nicklie, Sr. and Ted and Margery Christiansen of Anaconda, MT. Kylie just finished her Junior Year at Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, studying Industrial Engineering. Congratulations and we are very proud of all that you do, in your academics, your athletics (MSU Track & Field – Javelin & Hammer Throw) and your love of life!

Kylie Christiansen

June 16, 2020 Letter from Christine Foreman, Ph.D. Associate Dean for Student Success Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering:

Congratulations on your distinguished academic performance during the Spring 2020 semester in the Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering at Montana State University. Based upon your semester grade point average you have earned recognition on the Dean’s List. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must receive a 3.5 or above grade point average and pass 12 or more credits during the semester. Montana State University’s College of Engineering has a lasting tradition of excellent students. We are proud of your hard work and dedication that continues this excellence.