Village Specific Resolution: 2018-04 Gwichyaa Zhee Gwich’in Tribal Government Seeks to Have TCC’s Weatherization Program Funds Collaborate / Coordinate With Tribal Housing Funds

WHEREAS, the Gwichyaa Zhee Gwich’in Tribal Government (GZGTG) is a sovereign entity and federally recognized tribal government (formerly known as the Native Village of Fort Yukon); and WHEREAS, the GZGTG shall combine with the Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) Weatherization funding; and WHEREAS, our local tribal government is more knowledgeable of our community and its’ peoples need; and WHEREAS, the GZGTG is able to perform …

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Village Specific Resolution: 2018-03 Requesting Emergency Assistance to Assist with An Oil Spill that Occurred in the Birch Creek Community

WHEREAS, the Birch Creek Tribal Council is a federally recognized tribal governing body for the tribal members of the Native Village of Birch Creek; and WHEREAS, the Birch Creek Tribal Council owns and operates the Tribal Electric Utility and bulk fuel; and WHEREAS, there was an oil spill that occurred on September 24th at the village bulk fuel site as a result of …

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Village Specific Resolution: 2018-02 Chalkyitsik Residential Electricity Rewire Project

WHEREAS, it is the Chalkyitsik Village Council mission and purpose to improve the health and welfare of the residents of Chalkyitsik; and WHEREAS, the Chalkyitsik Village Council operates and maintains the village’s electricity utility which is the only source of electricity in the village; and WHEREAS, the Chalkyitsik Village Council has determined that its residential homes electricity wiring is old and dangerous and …

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Village Specific Resolution: 2018-01 Upgrade of Village Council Facilities Project

WHEREAS, Chalkyitsik Village Council (CVC) is a federally recognized tribe and the sole governing body of Chalkyitsik; and WHEREAS, the CVC desires to develop a strategy to alleviate the high costs of energy within the community of Chalkyitsik; and WHEREAS, the CVC has determined that its residential homes and council facilities generate a high cost in electricity and heating oil; and WHEREAS, the Chalkyitsik …

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Resolution 2018-43: Expanding Spring Moose Hunts for Local Hunters

WHEREAS, the Tanana Chiefs Conference created the Hunting and Fishing Task Force (Task Force) in 2014 to implement a strategic plan to impact laws to provide for the continuance of Native hunting and fishing activities; and WHEREAS, the Task Force has created numerous training opportunities for individuals and tribes to change federal and state regulations; and WHEREAS, the State of Alaska Constitution does …

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Resolution 2018-42: Cutting of Moose Antlers

WHEREAS, the only check station in the whole state that requires you to cut off half of your antler on one side and turn it in with your harvest ticket; and WHEREAS, this is taking income away from us, we can get up to $9 a pound for good antlers and about half that price for one sawed in half; and WHEREAS, we …

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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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