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5:30 pm TCC First Friday Art Show @ Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center
TCC First Friday Art Show @ Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center
Apr 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
TCC First Friday Art Show @ Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center
The Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center will be hosting the largest First Friday art show in Fairbanks. This will be our third show and by [...]

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Seeking Comments on Salmon Bycatch

March 26, 2015

Deadline to submit comments to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council on Reducing Salmon Bycatch is March 31st

TCC and the Yukon River Drainage Fisheries Association are encouraging interested individuals to submit comments and send letters to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council before the March 31st deadline.

Currently, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council will be taking final action to reduce salmon bycatch at their April meeting in Anchorage, April 6-14. It’s critical that they hear from people how important it is to reduce salmon bycatch.

How to Comment:

Send written comments by 5pm on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 to npfmc.comments@noaa.gov

North Pacific Fishery Management Council
605 West 4th Ave, Suite 306
Anchorage, AK  99501
Fax: (907) 271-2817

Use this Comment Letter addressed to the council as a template or sign and e-mail/mail it in.

**Include your name, affiliation, and date, and identify the agenda item “C-2 Bering Sea salmon bycatch

2015 Alaska Dental Health Aide Therapist (DHAT) Training/Recruitment

March 12, 2015

TCC is seeking two individuals who are culturally sensitive, and motivated to make a difference in Alaskan Native communities. Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) is sponsoring two individuals to attend the University of Washington-DENTEX DHAT training program located in Anchorage.  Upon completion students will become mid-level dental providers who are able to perform many routine dental services.  There are no tuition costs for the student, a monthly living stipend is provided, and assistance for transportation costs to/from home community may be obtained. There is guaranteed employment with TCC after successful completion of the training.

TCC is currently accepting applications for the 2015-2017 DHAT training which will begin in July 2015.  The minimum requirements are:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Drug Free (mandatory drug testing is required)
  • DHSS background and criminal checks

If you are interested in applying or have any questions please call or email:

Dr. George Bird, TCC Dental Director, at 907-452-8251 Ext. 3081, George.Bird@tananachiefs.org     

Donetta Tritt, Rural Recruiter, at 907-452-8251 Ext. 3567, Donetta.Tritt@tananachiefs.org

Sign up for Free Seeds with your Tribe!

February 25, 2015

Gardeners in the TCC region can sign up to receive free seeds! All you have to do is.

  1. Sign up at your local Tribal Office
  2. Complete this survey about your 2014 garden:http://www.uaf.edu/ces/districts/tribes/free-seeds/
  3. Send the sign-up sheet and survey to:
    glenna.gannon@tananachiefs.org or call 907-452-8251 ext.3281

You will receive a variety of seeds for the gardeners in your community! However, if TCC does  a workshop in the spring, gardeners must come to the workshop to receive their seeds.

The deadline to request seeds is April 1st, 2015. No seeds will be sent unless a request is made.