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Alaska Native leaders, Tribal partners and community members from across the state joined ANTHC’s Board of Directors and executive staff for the Consortium’s Annual Meeting on Monday at the Dena’ina Civic Center in Anchorage. The Annual Meeting is an exciting event that allows us to discuss our accomplishments and challenges in the last year, while also getting a chance to connect and communicate face to face with our people. ANTHC was formed in 1997, when Tribal health leaders across the ...


Tribal self-governance has been decades in the making, but it reached an important milestone in the fall of 1997. Congressional passage of Public Law 105-83 recognized the work of Tribal health organizations across Alaska to collaborate on statewide Tribal health services under the newly created Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. This innovative idea would set Alaska Native people on the path to becoming the healthiest people in the world. The first ANTHC Board of Directors met in December 1997 and ...


Join the ANTHC Board of Directors, Consortium leaders and program directors at the ANTHC Annual Meeting on Monday, Nov. 27 at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage. The ANTHC Annual Meeting is an opportunity for our people and our Tribal partners to learn about our work and share feedback with ANTHC leadership. The meeting will include an overview of ANTHC accomplishments from fiscal year 2017 and a celebration of the Consortium’s work as we embark on our 20th year of Tribal ...


The Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation and the ANTHC Injury Prevention program are pleased to present “Thrive! Live Comedy Event” with sketch comedy group the 1491s on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at the Anchorage Marriott Downtown. The 1491s, a sketch comedy group self-described as, “a gaggle of Indians chock full of cynicism and splashed with a good dose of indigenous satire.” The 1491s have a prominent voice in popular culture and media, including on a Daily Show segment about the use of ...


After the Hurricane Irma storm cleared, a rapid public health response was needed for the citizens of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. On Sept. 14, ANTHC Environmental Health and Engineering’s Safety Program Coordinator, Christopher Fish, a Lieutenant Commander in U.S. Public Health Service, was deployed to Puerto Rico to help with Hurricane Irma recovery efforts. The Commissioned Corps for the United States Public Health service offer their talents to the Alaska Tribal Health System as part of their ...


The new issue of the Mukluk Telegraph, ANTHC’s quarterly newspaper, is now available on the Alaska Native Health Campus, at our Tribal partner organizations and online at www.anthc.org. The cover story celebrates Eek residents who are saying goodbye to the honey bucket with the installation of in-home water service through an ANTHC Environmental Health and Engineering construction project. Other stories include a feature on the community relocation of Newtok, tips for staying healthy during flu season and more. Read the new ...

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