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How a Language can be brought back to life by digital Records Jessica Charlie – Communications Coordinator The Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) Education Department was recently awarded a $300,000 a year Ch’oodoohk’ii grant from the Administration for Native Americans. The project—which will run for three years under the auspices of the
When you see the TV coverage of how the Corona virus is overwhelming the U.S. health care system, the stories are about hospitals. Dressed in gear that looks like it was designed for space travel, the front line workers talk about how physically and emotionally exhausted they are, how they
At this time TCC has a very limited quantity of COVID-19 vaccines and will be prioritizing vaccinating individuals in accordance with federal guidelines. The Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center is not booking appointments for individuals requesting the vaccine. We will continue to keep our patients and tribes updated as information changes daily.
Chief/Chairman PJ Simon, Executive Director of Health Services Jacoline Bergstrom, and Employee Health Medical Supervisor Dr. Leif Thompson will be live on KRFF 89.1 this morning, December 15th at 11:00am to provide updates on the COVID-19 vaccine. You can tune in at https://www.krff891.com/ Jacoline BergstromExecutive Director of Health Services PJ
TCC is anticipating the arrival of our COVID-19 vaccine sometime this week. We have an extremely limited quantity that has been allocated to us. We will be prioritizing vaccinating individuals in accordance with federal guidelines. At this time, our clinic is unable to book appointments for individuals requesting the vaccine.
Tanana Chiefs Conference is asking for your help in locating Frank Minano, Debbie Nictune, Doren Sanford, and Willis Derendoff. All have gone missing in the Fairbanks area. If you have any information on the whereabouts of these individuals please contact any of these agencies: Alaska State Troopers at 907-451-5100 Fairbanks
Budget Woes… The Governor dropped his budget today. It has a lot of vague description – look for $294.6 million in undesignated cuts, a future bond package, a full PFD, and a massive raid on the earnings reserve. Press release here. Battle lines are drawn in race to organize It
The Restroom Upgrades Project is comprised of two main design components; 1)replication of the 5th floor restroom upgrades in both architecture and interior design forthe community restrooms on floors 2, 3, and 4; and 2) a complete interior renovation of the 6th floor single user restroom on the west side
By Marna Sanford – Government Relations Coordinator & Ben Shilling – Deputy Financial Officer What a year! So much has happened this year that you have probably forgotten it was just months ago that Prince Harry and Megan Markle announced they were leaving the royal family and the west coast
By: Linden Staciokas Mariah Bifelt knew a number of health aides growing up, including her own aunt. But she never considered being one until she moved back to her home village of Hughes. “I was born in Fairbanks but raised in Hughes, leaving when I was an adult. I returned
Join Chief/Chairman PJ Simon, Health Services Director Jacoline Bergstrom, and Senior Medical Officer Dr.Alisa Alexander this Friday, January 15th at 11:00am on KRFF 89.1 Voice of Denali where they will
Please join ALSC Staff Attorney Cameron Means for a Facebook Live event at noon on January 13, for an overview of the Alaska Native Vietnam-Era Veterans Allotment Program of 2019.
Session 2 – Tribal Climate Resiliency Session II will focus on learning about policies and practices that promote Tribal Climate Resiliency in the United States and Canada. The purpose is
Learn more on a free opportunity for 16 and 17 year old girls to participate in unique wilderness science expeditions across Alaska. https://events-na11.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/1083313451/en/events/event/shared/1216630002/event_landing.html?sco-id=3088541329
TCC Administrative Offices will be closed in observance of Traditional Chiefs Day.Chief Andrew Issac Health Center will be operating at limited staffing.
When you see the TV coverage of how the Corona virus is overwhelming the U.S. health care system, the stories are about hospitals. Dressed in gear that looks like it
By: Linden Staciokas Mariah Bifelt knew a number of health aides growing up, including her own aunt. But she never considered being one until she moved back to her home
Sometimes you go looking for a job, and sometimes the job finds you. Herbert “Herbie” Demit never had any intention of becoming a health aide. He’d been a carpenter, a
What do you do when you are in your 60s, your children have left home and your husband has retired? Not many people would say, “I think I’ll become a
The residents of Circle had no idea that the frightening illness of the recent newcomer would bring health to the entire community, but it did. Tina Nollner recalls, “I moved
Village Public Safety Officer Grants House: HB287 Sponsor(s): REPRESENTATIVES KOPP, Edgmon, Shaw, Zulkosky, Lincoln, Foster Senate: SB231 SENATORS OLSON, Bishop, Hoffman, Stedman, Gray-Jackson, Stevens, Revak, Kawasaki, Geissel TCC’s Stance: Support
WHEREAS, Tanana Chiefs Conference advocates for safe communities across Alaska. Rural villages have often been left out of adequate law enforcement, judicial resources, and subsequent services for decades. With the state
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
Oil and Gas Companies Are Totally Awesome A ballot initiative that would change the way that oil and gas tax credits are calculated has been certified to appear on the
Near the confluence of the Yukon and Porcupine Rivers in Fort Yukon, Alaska functions an 18KW grid tied solar electric system. The system was funded through the cooperative efforts of
Replaces the Gila Interior Learning Academy (GILA) diesel heating system with a biomass district heat system.
2020 spring RT-130 fireline safety refresher training & pack test has been canceled. This is due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health and community safety concerns, all of the pack
This information applies to ALL FEDERAL AD/EFF that are planning on working as wildland firefighters in 2019. There are changes in requirements for being hired by BLM Alaska Fire Service (AFS) for
WHEREAS, Ruby and many villages in the TCC Region have an expertly trained Emergency Firefighter Crew; and WHEREAS, This past summer has yielded few threatening fires in Alaska, thus greatly affecting the