Resolution 2018-27: Family Treatment Center in Tanana

WHEREAS, the Tanana Tribal Council is the federally recognized tribal governing body for the tribal members of the Native Village of Tanana; and WHEREAS, most if not all, villages in the Tanana Chiefs Conference/Doyon Region, suffer from alcohol and drug abuse issues stemming from trauma, which has recently resulted in a higher rate of suicides in our region; and WHEREAS, there are not …

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Resolution 2018-26: Equity for the Criminal Justice System and Alaska Natives

WHEREAS, Tanana Chiefs Conference has long held the position that there are racially based inequities and systematic bias within all levels of the Alaska justice system which greatly impact the people of our region; and WHEREAS, these issues are well established through the experiences of our people within the criminal justice system and have been repeatedly exposed through significant cases such as …

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Resolution 2018-25: Native People to be Aware of the Signs and Symptoms of Cancer

WHEREAS, the Tanana Tribal Council is the legal governing body of the Native Village of Tanana; and WHEREAS, the First People lived on this great land from time immemorial, taking their healthy sustenance off the bounty from the waters, lands and skies; and WHEREAS, the First People have been mandated to stop and forced to stop, fishing and hunting, for healthy foods, which …

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Resolution 2018-24: Support For Tribal Transportation Unity Caucus (TTUC) Discussion Draft Bill, “John P. Smith Tribal Road Safety And Transportation Infrastructure Act Of 2018”

WHEREAS, transportation infrastructure on Indian reservations, Tribal territories and in Alaska Native Villages is inadequate and unsafe; and WHEREAS, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Native American infants are eight times more likely to die in a vehicle-related crash than non-Native infants, and motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of unintentional injury for Native American adults; and WHEREAS, the National …

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Resolution 2018-23: Provide a Cancer Awareness Support Event to Honor Our People Affected by Cancer

WHEREAS, the rate of cancer in the Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) Region is affecting each and every one of our families and friends; and WHEREAS, this event provides a stronger message of awareness and education of cancer; and WHEREAS, TCC has the responsibility and obligation to provide awareness on prevention and educating to our tribal members of potential harmful lifestyles. NOW THEREFORE BE …

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Resolution 2018-22: Urging Support for Marvin Roberts, Eugene Vent, George Frese and Kevin Pease in Seeking Just Compensation for Their Wrongful Convictions

WHEREAS, on a dark night on October 17, 1997, a young John Hartman was brutally beaten and left on a snow-covered street in Fairbanks, Alaska, and died soon afterward; and WHEREAS, investigators quickly zeroed in on Marvin Roberts, Eugene Vent, George Frese and Kevin Pease as suspects; and WHEREAS, although the young Native men protested their innocence, and were interrogated by faulty and …

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Resolution 2018-10: Alaskan Tribal Communities Deserve Public Safety, Justice and Adequate Services

WHEREAS, Tanana Chiefs Conference advocates for safe communities across Alaska. Rural villages have often been left out of adequate law enforcement, judicial resources, and subsequent services for decades. With the state fiscal crisis, recently there has been a reduction in rural troopers, village public safety officers, prosecutors and state magistrates as well as funding to provide adequate health and mental health …

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Resolution 2019-29: Seek Funding for a Language Immersion Program

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 Native Peoples have inhabited this great land …

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Resolution 2019-28: Authorization and Support for Tanana Chiefs Conference to Submit a CTAS Purpose Areas 3 and 9 Tribal Victim Services Program

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 Tanana Tribal Council is the governing body …

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Resolution 2019-27: Authorization and Support for Tanana Chiefs Conference to Submit a CTAS Purpose Area 7 Tribal Victim Services Program

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 Tanana Tribal Council is the governing body …

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