Seeking Nominations for Patti Hyslop Leadership in Sobriety Award

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Each year the Tanana Tribal Council seeks nominations for the Patti L. Hyslop Leadership in Sobriety Award, which is given to recognize the efforts of village leaders in sobriety, healing, and keeping alive the commitment to healing that was the cornerstone of Patti’s life. Patti led the Sobriety and Healing movement in Tanana by encouraging people to make positive changes. This award will recognize those whose work sometimes goes unrecognized

Nominations are due March 1st, 2019


The Guidelines for this award is as follows:

  • Eligibility for the award will be limited to the village residents in the Tanana Chiefs Conference region
  • Nominations for the award will be solicited from each tribe/village and from individuals
  • Selection will be made by a committee. The selection committee will meet be teleconference the week before the TCC Convention to make their selection.
  • The presentation will be made at the TCC Convention

The selection criteria will be as follows:

  • Drug and Alcohol-Free Lifestyle
  • Commitment and degree of service to the tribe and community
  • Degree of Health and Growth achieved
  • Willing to be a role model
  • Domestic Violence Free

Forms can be sent to Donna May Folger at:

  • Tanana Tribal ICWA/TFYS
    PO Box 130
    Tanana, AK 99777
  • 907-366-7170
  • FAX: 907-366-7246