Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) held a Special Full Board of
Director’s meeting at the David Salmon Tribal Hall October 26th through October 27th with the theme “Building Workforce
Chiefs and Tribal member came together to discuss Full Board Resolution 2017-12 “Jobs in the Lower Yukon Subregion” along with other important topics such as Wildland Fire changes and options, the utilization of Federal 477 funds to achieve Tribal self-sufficiency, how will it support TCC’s strategic plan, resolutions, and initiatives. Natasha Singh, General Counsel, spoke on proposed TCC By Law changes and the Full Board Resolution] process proposed changes. Stephanie Quinn-Davidson, Director of Yukon River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission covered the Yukon River fisheries opportunities panel with Will Mayo, PJ Simon, and Charlie Wright. They covered the research, data collection, field technician positions, expanding current and new commerical fishing opportunities. Our leaders discussed Chena Bingo, and heard from Kailey Erickson, Wellness & Prevention Director, on reconfirming Reclaiming Our People and its importance. Princess Daazhraii Johnson, Representative for Gwich’in Steering Committee gave an update regarding ANWR.