Resolution 2018-01: Removal of “Alaska NAHASDA Rider” From Future Appropriations Bill

WHEREAS, Congress enacted the Native American Housing and Self- Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) to allocate funding to each federally recognized Tribe for housing in furtherance of the federal government’s trust responsibility to Indian Tribes and their tribal members; and WHEREAS, prior to FY05, Alaska Native Tribes had the option either to receive their Native American Housing Block Grant funding through a …

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Resolution 2019-03: Improve Standards and Local Hire in Housing Projects

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, there is a housing crisis in rural Alaska that inhibits …

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Resolution SR 2019-01: Requesting the State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources to Transfer Lot 1, Block 4, U.S. Survey No. 2760 A&B, Fort Yukon Townsite to the Youth Council for the Construction of a new Youth Building

WHEREAS, the Gwichyaa Zhee Gwich’in Tribal Government, also known as Native Village of Fort Yukon, IRA, is the duly constituted Native American Tribe recognized by the Federal Government of the United States; and WHEREAS, the Gwichyaa Zhee Gwich’in Tribal Council is the duly elected governing body of the Tribe, authorized to act by and on behalf of its members; and …

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