News

An aggergate feed of all the news, events and articles produced by TCC.

Recent Articles

Robert Keeling – CHA Spotlight

During his 27 years as a paramedic/fireman in his home state of Colorado, Dale Keeling thought he knew a lot about providing care to the ill and injured. Then he fell in love with an Alaska girl, followed her back to her hometown of Manley, and learned about the health

Volunteers Protecting Our Healthcare Workers

Once the threat of COVID-19 reached the United States, a nationwide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) shortage begin. In an effort to ensure that providers at the Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center were able to safely treat patients, TCC began producing PPE – particularly face masks – in house. The effort

COVID-19 Pandemic: What History Tells Us

In 1918, the world was devastated by the influenza pandemic, which went on to kill about 50 million – 675,000 of those deaths in the United States. One-third of the world’s population (about half a billion people) had been infected. As we face the current COVID-19 pandemic, one of the

PUBLIC NOTICE (TCC PL102-477 PLAN/TANF/CCDF)

On Friday, June 26th from 10am-noon TCC will be responding to Public Comments regarding the 477 Grant Program Plan. This plan may be downloaded below. Public Comments to be made via Zoom using the meeting info below: Join Zoom MeetingPassword: 423502 Phone one-tap: US: +12532158782,,92085609504# or +13462487799,,92085609504# Meeting URL: https://tananachiefs.zoom.us/j/92085609504?pwd=dzlqZXpFUWkwSUU1UEpRMkxQakJYQT09

Advocacy/Legislative Update 5.15.20

I’m Back!!!  Did you miss me? Sorry for the break in updates folks but it felt like we were all getting a lot of COVID news sent to us and people were adjusting to new working and living realities…so I just hit pause.  But we are all adapting nicely, we

TCC Student Art Contest

Students can create an image, slogan, logo, song or video for the contest. This art contest doesn’t have to be a drawing; it can be a video, snowman, picture, clay creation, a Tik-Tok video and much more. You are in control of the creation! All art pieces must contain a

Tribal Mandates

The Tribal Mandates related to COVID-19 can be found below. They are sorted by Subregion. Back to COVID19 Home Lower Yukon Subregion Grayling Holy Cross Shageluk Grayling ​ Holy Cross Shageluk Upper Kuskokwim Subregion No mandates to display at this time. Upper Tanana Subregion Dot Lake Northway Dot Lake Northway

2020 Flood Preparedness

TCC has been closely monitoring the weather projections and current conditions, and the National Weather Service prediction is that there is a good chance of flooding in villages that have experienced breakup flooding in the past. This year in particular it is really important that our villages make their own

Guiding Principles for Funerals in Villages

Guiding Principle To maintain our tradition of honoring, respecting and taking care of our people and our beliefs, we will practice Ch’eghwtsen’ to adapt to the challenges and ever changing world we live in, and ensure our people continue to thrive. As directed by the State of Alaska, all gatherings

Recent Events

TCC Closed – Independence Day

TCC Administrative Offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day. Chief Andrew Issac Health Center will be operating at limited staffing.

KRFF – Interior Leadership Radio Interview

Tune into KRFF 89.1 on Monday, May 25th at 11:00am to hear a special talk with Interior Leadership – Chief Victor Joseph, TCC; Aaron Schutt, Doyon President; and Steve Ginnis,

FASD Family Caregivers Zoom Call

Children who experience FASD often struggle with social language. Join us on Thursday at 8:30 am with special guest Betsey Jacobs, Speech and Language Pathologist, for a conversation about how

TCC Potlatch (CANCELED)

TCC will be hosting our annual post Convention potlatch. This event will begin at approximately 6pm

Health

Robert Keeling – CHA Spotlight

During his 27 years as a paramedic/fireman in his home state of Colorado, Dale Keeling thought he knew a lot about providing care to the ill and injured. Then he

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

Public Safety

HB287 & SB231

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

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

Energy

Advocacy/Legislative Update 2.28.20

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

Fort Yukon Solar Electric Project

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

Galena Biomass Energy Project

Replaces the Gila Interior Learning Academy (GILA) diesel heating system with a biomass district heat system.

Forestry

Cancelled Emergency Firefighter Refreshers

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