Alaska Fire Service Medical Exams

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Every EFF/AD hired by AFS will be required to complete a medical examination, and all participants must be medically cleared prior to the Pack Test to be qualified to be employed by Alaska Fire Service for the 2019 fire season.  This only applies to Federal wildland firefighters; the medical examination requirement does not apply to firefighters employed by the State of Alaska.

The BLM/Alaska fire Service has organized this process by the “regions” that they use to organize their EFF crews.  The deadline for the Medical Exam Request Form for your region varies from village to village. We will be updating this information as we receive the updates from Alaska Fire Service. Please see links on this page for the Medical Exam Request Form for your region as well as all other forms that you will need to bring to the exam with you.

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Seeking Nominations for Patti Hyslop Leadership in Sobriety Award

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Each year the Tanana Tribal Council seeks nominations for the Patti L. Hyslop Leadership in Sobriety Award, which is given to recognize the efforts of village leaders in sobriety, healing, and keeping alive the commitment to healing that was the cornerstone of Patti’s life. Patti led the Sobriety and Healing movement in Tanana by encouraging people to make positive changes. This award will recognize those whose work sometimes goes unrecognized

Nominations are due March 1st, 2019

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Hunting & Fishing Advocates Come Together to Strengthen Local Advisory Committees

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The Hunting and Fishing Task Force and UAF Tribal Management thank all of the tireless hunting and fishing advocates who traveled to Fairbanks on November 7-8, 2018 to work together to strengthen their Local Advisory Committees. Strong Advisory Committees are critical to ensuring state fish and game regulations are in place to meet your local needs. The level of engagement and interest demonstrated the knowledge, expertise, and desire of our people to be more effective in the public process. TCC and UAF were especially grateful for the active participation by ADF&G Boards Support regional coordinator, Nissa Pilcher, for her expertise and assistance in support this two-day workshop.
Your advocates are working hard to make a better day for our peoples, please thank them when you see them for giving their time to the Task Force.
The Hunting Fishing Task Force will continue to support active engagement of Local Advisory Committees in our region.

Wellness Warrior Basketball Clinics

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TCC Prevention Through Wellness Project and Challenge Life LLC will be hosting a Wellnesss Warrior Basketball Clinic and Wellness Event in several communities in November, December and January. This is a great opportunity for youth throughout the region. 

Youth also have the change to APPLY to become a Wellness Warrior! Learn more here: Youth Wellness Warriors Application

K-9 Village Event Request Form

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TCC recently purchased a drug detection K-9 through generous donations from our tribes. The K-9 will be available upon request from the villages, and will be met as the K-9 and handler are available. 

K-9 Village Request form: K-9 Unit Village Event Request

For more information you can contact Tiffany Simmons at 907-452-8251 ext.3438 or tiffany.simmons@tananachiefs.org