Who we are

We are organized as Dena’ Nena’ Henash  or “Our Land Speaks”; an Alaska Native non-profit corporation, charged with advancing Tribal self-determination and enhancing regional Native unity. We provide services while balancing traditional Athabascan and Alaska Native values with modern demands. We work toward meeting the health and social service needs of Tribal members and beneficiaries throughout our region.

Our Vision

Healthy, Strong, Unified Tribes

Our Mission

Tanana Chiefs Conference provides 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 people.

Our Values

Nurture – Build relationships with Village Corporations and Tribal Governments

Accountability – Do the right thing

Transparency – Hide nothing and have nothing to hide

Integrity – Maintain high standards

Value – Make the most of our resources. Live within our means

Excellence – Set goals high and then aim to exceed them