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Category: Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation


This week, Rep. Lance Pruitt visited ANMC to honor Dr. Matthew Schnellbaecher with an official citation from the Alaska State Legislature. Dr. Schnellbaecher is the 2016 recipient of the Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation President’s Legacy & Leadership Award. This award recognizes a leader who has impacted the culture and performance of the Alaska Tribal Health System and made outstanding contributions towards ANTHC’s vision that Alaska Native people are the healthiest people in the world. Dr. Schnellbaecher is recognized as an ...


Our Alaska Native community is an important part of fulfilling our mission and vision at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, as equal partners in the care that we provide and champions of the Tribal values that ANTHC is known for. When the 202-room patient housing facility opens in January 2017, many individuals and organizational partners will be a part of the healing “home away from home” community through their generous financial support of patient housing benefits for guests. There ...


Each year, ANTHC’s Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation honors individuals for their dedication and outstanding contributions to the Alaska Tribal Health System and their communities with the Luminary Awards. Nominations for the Raven’s Ball Luminary Awards have been extended and are being accepted through close of business Friday, Nov. 11. Awardees will be honored at the 10th annual Raven’s Ball Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage. There are three Luminary Award categories: President’s Legacy & Leadership, ...


A cancer diagnosis impacts not only the individuals but entire family and support systems. When a loved one dies, there are few grief support resources available to families living in our rural communities. To address the need for grief support for young children aged 6 to 12, the ANTHC Cancer Program created a one-day grief camp called Camp Coho. Funded by ANTHC’s Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation, the Cancer Program offered the fifth annual Camp Coho on Saturday, Oct.1 in Anchorage. ...


The Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation and the ANTHC Injury Prevention program are pleased to present “Thrive! A Night of Comedy” with performer Tatanka Means. Tatanka Means is an award-winning comedian and one of the youngest Native American comedians performing today. He has been sharing his comedy and motivational messages all over Indian Country. He represents the Oglala Lakota, Omaha and Navajo Nations from Chinle, Arizona. Byron Nicholai, Yup’ik performer of “I Sing, You Dance” social media, will open Thrive! This ...


Each year, ANTHC’s Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation honors individuals for their dedication and outstanding contributions to the Alaska Tribal Health System and their communities with the Luminary Awards. Nominations for the Raven’s Ball Luminary Awards are being accepted through close of business Friday, Oct. 21. Awardees will be honored at the 10th annual Raven’s Ball Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage. The Raven’s Ball is one of Alaska’s premier black tie parties and dynamic fundraising ...

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