Resolution 2018-35: Lower Yukon Health Services

WHEREAS, Lower Yukon Subregion (GASH) villages Grayling, Anvik, Shageluk and Holy Cross, receive health care services from the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC); and WHEREAS, GASH villages have expressed numerous times to the YKHC Board President and YKHC Board, that they are not satisfied with the level of services received in their villages from YKHC; and WHEREAS, YKHC is building a new health …

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Resolution 2018-34: Requesting Support of TCC to Assist in Planning and Implementing Mens Gatherings in the Interior Region (Yukon-Koyukuk Subregion) Villages

WHEREAS, the Yukon-Koyukuk subregion wants to help the men who are willing to strengthen themselves mentally, spiritually and emotionally; and WHEREAS, the Yukon-Koyukuk subregion recognizes the need for men to have a safe and familiar place to gather and compose solutions for healthy relationships and Koyukuk is willing to host such a gathering; and WHEREAS, the Yukon-Koyukuk subregion support the efforts of the …

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Resolution 2018-33: Participate in the Alaska Tribal Unity

WHEREAS, there exists a need for all tribes of Alaska to unify their voice because all too often important policy decisions are developed without Alaska tribes at the table and small tribes often do not have a voice; and WHEREAS, the Alaska Tribal Unity provides a forum to promote and advocate tribal issues both on a state and federal level; and WHEREAS, we …

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Resolution 2018-32: Prevent Outside Hunters from Trespassing and Intruding on Native Traditional Hunting Grounds

WHEREAS, tribes and village residents are caretakers of our treasured traditional lands, and wish to express profound concern regarding how these lands are protected and managed; lands that contain the sacred remains of ancestors, hunting and areas, traditional trails and trading routes; and WHEREAS, the creator placed the Native people on the land and waters to use and care for in a …

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Resolution 2018-31: Lower Yukon Sobriety Camp

WHEREAS, the Lower Yukon subregion of Grayling, Anvik, Shageluk, and Holy Cross have limited access to adequate substance abuse and treatment centers as the communities are on southern end of the TCC region and northern end of the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation region; and WHEREAS, the Lower Yukon subregion, and the entire TCC region, is plagued with high rates of alcohol and …

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Resolution 2018-30: Reaffirm Commitment to the Protection of Indian Children and Native Hire

WHEREAS, the Tanana Chiefs Conference seeks to reaffirm the Congressional finding within the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act “there is no resource that is more vital to the continued existence and integrity of Indian tribes than their children and the United States has a direct interest, as trustee, in protecting Indian children who are members of, or are …

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Resolution 2018-29: Protect Transboundary Watersheds

WHEREAS, the Tanana Chiefs Conference includes member tribes from the Yukon Flats including Arctic Village, Canyon Village, Chalkyitsik, Eagle, and Northway, which all are near the United States’ shared border with Canada; and WHEREAS, the transboundary waterways within the Yukon River watershed include the Yukon, Draanjik, Kandik, Nation, Hard Luck, Tatonduk, Eagle Creek, O’Brien Creek, Forty Mile, and the waters within the …

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Resolution 2018-28: Conduct Feasibility Study to Increase Chena Bingo Profits

WHEREAS, Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) holds a State of Alaska gaming permit for bingo and pull tabs that help provide needed funds to its member Tribes and organizations; and WHEREAS, the State of Alaska gaming statutes and regulations allow for other types of gaming that could bring in more funds for TCC member tribes and organizations; and WHEREAS, other types of gaming under …

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Resolution 2018-27: Family Treatment Center in Tanana

WHEREAS, the Tanana Tribal Council is the federally recognized tribal governing body for the tribal members of the Native Village of Tanana; and WHEREAS, most if not all, villages in the Tanana Chiefs Conference/Doyon Region, suffer from alcohol and drug abuse issues stemming from trauma, which has recently resulted in a higher rate of suicides in our region; and WHEREAS, there are not …

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Resolution 2018-26: Equity for the Criminal Justice System and Alaska Natives

WHEREAS, Tanana Chiefs Conference has long held the position that there are racially based inequities and systematic bias within all levels of the Alaska justice system which greatly impact the people of our region; and WHEREAS, these issues are well established through the experiences of our people within the criminal justice system and have been repeatedly exposed through significant cases such as …

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