Resolution 2017-61: Recognition for the Accomplishments of the Efforts of the White Eye Traditional Knowledge Educational Program

WHEREAS, White Eye Traditional Knowledge Education Program was founded in 2016 to expand the efforts of the Gwich’in Elders’ Traditional Stories Project, in which a number of Gwich’in Elders worked with partners at the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Indigenous Studies PhD Program to record Gwich’in stories and history. This work was begun through the efforts of Paul Williams, Sr., of Beaver, …

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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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New State Mandate (012) – Interstate Travel

According to State of Alaska COVID-19 Health Mandate 012: Interstate Travel Effective 8:00 am March 28, 2020 All in-state travel between communities, whether resident, worker, or visitor, is prohibited unless travel is to support critical infrastructure, or for critical personal needs. To learn more about this and other COVID-19 topics, please visit our constantly updated COVID-19 information page.

Letter to ADFG Requesting Emergency Opening

Doug Vincent-Lang Commissioner Alaska Department of Fish and Game PO Box 115526 Juneau, Alaska 99811-5526 Dear Commissioner Vincent-Lang: Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) is requesting an appropriate allowance for an out-of-season hunt for villages in our region to provide food for residents who are isolated in their communities under the impacts of COVID-19. While life has not changed significantly for urban …

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Positive COVID-19 Patient at Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center

A Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) patient has tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19, marking the first case for TCC. The patient was tested in Fairbanks at the Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center on Friday, March 20th and the positive came back today, Wednesday, March 25th. The patient is currently in quarantine at their home in Fairbanks. The Alaska …

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