News

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

Recent Articles

Willow House Re-Opens to First Guests

“It’s good to be home,” says Heather Matumeak, Willow House Front Desk Receptionist, who has been working at Bertha Moses Patient Hostel during renovations.After six months of planning and construction, the Willow House opened their doors to house the first five guests in the newly renovated Willow House patient hostel.

Advocacy/Legislative Update 2.14.20

Guess Who’s Back? Back Again? The Alaska Supreme Court has ruled today that the Recall Dunleavy effort can begin collecting the second round of signatures, overruling the Superior Court judge’s stay.  They have also issued the schedule for oral arguments which looks to be held on March 25th.  The Stand

Advocacy/Legislative Update 2.7.20

The Gov’s Peeps are United? The Legislature and the Governor are still at a crossroads and right now no one is backing down.  The Governor has acknowledged that there likely needs to be added revenue to shore up the current gap between state spending and current income, but absolutely refuses

Important Update for all Federal Wildland Firefighters

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 the 2019 FIRE SEASON that include ALL FIRECREW MEMBERS and individuals hired as a SINGLE RESOURCE. Every EFF/AD hired by AFS will be required to

Advocacy/Legislative Update 1.13.20

Time to Collect More Signatures An Alaskan Superior Court Judge has ruled that the Recall Dunleavy campaign can start the second signature gathering phase.  The effort has led to a court challenge after the Division of Elections decided that the group did not have a meritorious reason to try and

Advocacy/Legislative Update 12.20.19

ASRC leaves AFN and other corps to follow suit Well… I’m just gonna leave this here. House Impeaches Last night, on December 19, 2019, President Donald Trump became the third president to be impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives. On the first article of impeachment, the House voted 230-197

2020 TCC Annual Convention

POSTPONED After encouragement from numerous tribal leaders, the TCC Executive Board of Directors made the decision  to postpone our 2020 Annual Convention and Full Board of Directors Meeting. This decision was made with the safety of our tribes, tribal members, and employees in mind. TCC is taking a proactive approach

CHA Spotlight – Sheena Tanner

Although Sheena Tanner resides in Missouri, she is very much rooted in Alaska. As an itinerant health aide for Tanana Chiefs Conference, Tanner works in any of the 42 villages in the TCC region where she is needed but often works in Circle. Tanner grew up in Arctic Village and

TCC Bazaar – Book a Table!

Book a table at the TCC Bazaar during the 2020 Annual Convention!At this time, we are currently only booking for arts and craft tables. Each vendor will have one table due to a limited amount of tables.Contact Estelle Burnham at 907-452-8251 ext. 3300 to reserve your table.

Recent Events

Starting a Business – Rural Webinar

Are you thinking about starting your own business? This free workshop was built for you! We will cover basic issues faced when starting a small business such as business licensing,

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

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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

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