Give Kids A Smile

For the second year in a row, TCC Dental is participating in the American Dental Association’s ‘Give Kids a Smile’ event. An event whose goal is to provide dental care to children as well as to increase prevention and education into communities around the country.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are moving the event here to our virtual space. …

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Inspiring Girls Expeditions Information Session

Learn more on a free opportunity for 16 and 17 year old girls to participate in unique wilderness science expeditions across Alaska. https://events-na11.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/1083313451/en/events/event/shared/1216630002/event_landing.html?sco-id=3088541329

Resolution 2020-14: Youth Request to Improve Village Public Safety

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 are a lot of problems …

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Youth Wellness Warriors

Here’s a great opportunity for youth in your community! SPF-PFS Prevention Through Wellness has teamed up with:Challenge Life“Preparing for the Future” TCC & Challenge Life will present both live streaming and videos to help each participant build a strong life foundation for their future through weekly fitness activities and much more! If you participate in each week’s activity you will …

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Resolution 2019-06: Advocates to Assist our Youth When They Encounter Judicial System

WHEREAS,  the First People have been inhabiting this great land from time immemorial, taking healthy sustenance from the waters and lands; and WHEREAS, the First People had their chiefs to act as advocates and spokesmen for their Tribal members, to make decisions on behalf of the wellbeing of all Tribal members; and WHEREAS, when the First Peoples had disagreements, to …

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Shageluk Culture Camp 2019

The Shageluk Culture and Wellnesss Camp took place 20 miles up the Innoko River from the village of Shageluk. Participants at the camp had the opportunity to participate in various activities including hunting, fishing, boating safety, learning about healing plants and more! Camp Coordinator: Kelly Workman Location: Shageluk, AK Dates: August 27th-28th, 2019

Anvik Culture Camp 2019

Anvik Culture Camp was held at the Julie Walker camp site on the Boasila River. Cultural activities held were, language, beading, rod and reel fishing, duck and moose hunting and storytelling. TCC Staff presented wellness topics on bullying, making good choices and alcohol and drug prevention. Camp Coordinator: Kristen Kruger Location: Julie Walker camp on the Bonasila River Dates: September 18-21, …

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Koyukuk Culture Camp 2019

Cultural activities included fishing/fish cutting, safety, fire making, Language, singing, sewing and berry picking. Several TCC staff covered various wellness topics including, making good choices, bulling, tobacco, alcohol and drug prevention, and suicide. The YKSD Language Coordinator, Susan Paskavan was present to teach language. Camp Coordinator: Lori and Darlene Lolnitz Location: 24 miles up the Koyukuk river from Koyukuk, Alaska …

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Birch Creek Wellness Camp 2019

The Tjeenjik Nihteegwiidii Culture and Wellness Camp took place August 30th-September 3rd, 2019 outside the village of Birch Creek. Activities at the camp included storytelling, traditional hunting and fishing, boating safety, athabascan drumming and singing, drug prevention and much more! Camp Coordinator: Toni Wiehl Location: Birch Creek, Alaska Dates: Aug. 30th-Sept. 3rd, 2019