WHEREAS, Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) is an Alaska Native tribal health and social services consortium established by the Interior Alaska tribes and tribal communities, to provide a unified voice in advancing
sovereign tribal governments through the promotion of physical and mental wellness, education, socioeconomic development and culture of the Interior Alaska Native; and
WHEREAS, The mission of TCC Health Services is: in partnership with those we serve to promote and enhance spiritual, physical, mental and emotional wellness through education, prevention and the delivery of quality services; and
WHEREAS, TCC Villages in the interior have historically been identified as “underserved” by various federal reports in the fields of water sewer and healthcare services; and
WHEREAS, Tanana Chiefs Conference in partnership with our tribal communities and the federal government are proud to strive to achieve our unified vision of “Healthy People Across Generations”; and
WHEREAS, The Denali Commission has recently engaged Tanana Chiefs Conference with a $1 Million dollar investment to support a new clinic construction in Evansville to help Tanana Chiefs Conference and our tribes achieve our shared Mission and Vision.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Tanana Chiefs Conference Full Board of Directors would like to formally thank Denali Commission for their support of this important healthcare facility project in the Interior
of Alaska; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Tanana Chiefs Conference would like to express their appreciation and support for the Denali Commission and request that the Alaskan Delegation continue to fight for increased
funding so that the Denali Commission will continue to support the health and wellbeing of rural Alaska.
Submitted by: Beaver Village Council
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