Resolution 2018-08: Ensure ADF&G Advisory Committees Adequately Meet – Their Legal Requirements, Local Hunting and Fishing Needs; and ADF&G Tribal Consultation Policy

WHEREAS, tribal stewardship of fish and wildlife is essential to all Tribal communities in Alaska for food security, community well-being, and cultural identity; and WHEREAS, Lower Yukon Subregion (GASH) villages, Grayling, Holy Cross, Anvik and Shageluk are federally-recognized Tribal Governments located in Alaska Game Management Unit 21E; and WHEREAS, the GASH Tribes are part of the GASH Advisory Committee (GASH AC), the local …

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Resolution 2018-04: Request for Assistance in Purchasing Native Land Allotments for Sale

WHEREAS, Congress Enacted the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) to recognize and settle and settle the aboriginal claims of Alaska Natives to their traditional homelands by establishing Alaska Native Corporations to receive and manage settlement lands and funds; and WHEREAS, the future success of hunting and fishing activities by tribal members is dependent on the use of traditional lands; and WHEREAS, dozens …

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Resolution 2018-03: Feasibility Study For Lower Yukon Health Care

WHEREAS, Lower Yukon Subregion (GASH) villages, Grayling, Holy Cross, Anvik, and Shageluk receive health care services from the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC); and WHEREAS, the GASH villages have discussed their health care options: to keep their health care services with YKHC, to switch services to Southcentral Foundation, or to create their own regional super clinic; and WHEREAS, the GASH villages are seeking …

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Resolution 2018-35: Lower Yukon Health Services

WHEREAS, Lower Yukon Subregion (GASH) villages Grayling, Anvik, Shageluk and Holy Cross, receive health care services from the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC); and WHEREAS, GASH villages have expressed numerous times to the YKHC Board President and YKHC Board, that they are not satisfied with the level of services received in their villages from YKHC; and WHEREAS, YKHC is building a new health …

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Resolution 2018-31: Lower Yukon Sobriety Camp

WHEREAS, the Lower Yukon subregion of Grayling, Anvik, Shageluk, and Holy Cross have limited access to adequate substance abuse and treatment centers as the communities are on southern end of the TCC region and northern end of the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation region; and WHEREAS, the Lower Yukon subregion, and the entire TCC region, is plagued with high rates of alcohol and …

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Resolution 2018-02: Youth Centers In The TCC Region Villages

WHEREAS, many villages do not have a facility to house a youth center and/or have a facility but lack funding to support a youth center program; and WHEREAS, youth will have a place to socialize and interact with each other in a positive environment; and  WHEREAS, youth center staff can mentor youth and be a support system; and WHEREAS, youth centers can lead to …

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Resolution 2017-12: Jobs in Lower Yukon Subregion

WHEREAS, The federally recognized tribal governments of Grayling, Anvik, Shageluk, and Holy Cross (GASH) are entrusted with protecting the welfare of their tribal members; and WHEREAS, Our tribal villages have limited jobs and economic opportunities for tribal members; and WHEREAS, The tribal governments of Grayling, Anvik, Shageluk, and Holy Cross want to increase the number of local jobs in each village; and WHEREAS, TCC …

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Resolution 2017-03: Youth Centers

WHEREAS, The youth are our future; and  WHEREAS, The youth do not have many extracurricular activities in our villages; and WHEREAS, The youth need mentors to help guide them and lead them in a positive direction.  NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Tanana Chiefs Conference Full Board of Directors hereby directs staff to work with the tribal leadership to seek funds to establish youth centers …

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