Resolution 2018-04: Request for Assistance in Purchasing Native Land Allotments for Sale

WHEREAS, Congress Enacted the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) to recognize and settle and settle the aboriginal claims of Alaska Natives to their traditional homelands by establishing Alaska Native Corporations to receive and manage settlement lands and funds; and WHEREAS, the future success of hunting and fishing activities by tribal members is dependent on the use of traditional lands; and WHEREAS, dozens …

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Resolution 2018-03: Feasibility Study For Lower Yukon Health Care

WHEREAS, Lower Yukon Subregion (GASH) villages, Grayling, Holy Cross, Anvik, and Shageluk receive health care services from the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC); and WHEREAS, the GASH villages have discussed their health care options: to keep their health care services with YKHC, to switch services to Southcentral Foundation, or to create their own regional super clinic; and WHEREAS, the GASH villages are seeking …

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Resolution 2018-01: Removal of “Alaska NAHASDA Rider” From Future Appropriations Bill

WHEREAS, Congress enacted the Native American Housing and Self- Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) to allocate funding to each federally recognized Tribe for housing in furtherance of the federal government’s trust responsibility to Indian Tribes and their tribal members; and WHEREAS, prior to FY05, Alaska Native Tribes had the option either to receive their Native American Housing Block Grant funding through a …

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Resolution 2019-08: Calling on the United States Government to Renounce the Doctrine of Discovery

WHEREAS, Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) is an Alaska Native tribal health and social services consortium established by the Interior Alaska tribes and tribal communities, to provide a unified voice in advancing sovereign tribal governments through the promotion of physical and mental wellness, education, socioeconomic development and culture of the Interior Alaska Native; and WHEREAS, the First People have inhabited this great …

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Resolution 2019-07: Protect the Inherent Sovereign Rights of Native Tribes

WHEREAS,  Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) is an Alaska Native tribal health and social services consortium established by the Interior Alaska tribes and tribal communities, to provide a unified voice in advancing sovereign tribal governments through the promotion of physical and mental wellness, education, socioeconomic development and culture of the Interior Alaska Native; and WHEREAS,  the First People have inhabited this …

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Resolution 2019-06: Advocates to Assist our Youth When They Encounter Judicial System

WHEREAS,  the First People have been inhabiting this great land from time immemorial, taking healthy sustenance from the waters and lands; and WHEREAS, the First People had their chiefs to act as advocates and spokesmen for their Tribal members, to make decisions on behalf of the wellbeing of all Tribal members; and WHEREAS, when the First Peoples had disagreements, to …

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Resolution 2019-05: Wrongfully Convicted People Receive Permanent Fund Dividends for Years Spent Incarcerated

WHEREAS,  Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) is an Alaska Native tribal health and social services consortium established by the Interior Alaska tribes and tribal communities, to provide a unified voice in advancing sovereign tribal governments through the promotion of physical and mental wellness, education, socioeconomic development and culture of the Interior Alaska Native; and WHEREAS, incarcerated Alaskans are not eligible to receive …

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Resolution 2019-04: Improve Public Safety in Rural Alaska

WHEREAS, Native people were systematically disenfranchised by colonization and as a result suffer from historical trauma, which can exacerbate the prevalence of substance abuse, alcoholism, and violence in traditionally healthy Native communities; and WHEREAS,  Native people were systematically disenfranchised by colonization and as a result suffer from historical trauma, which can exacerbate the prevalence of substance abuse, alcoholism, and violence …

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