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The Harvard Honoring Nations awarded the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium’s three health aide training programs, collaboratively known as the Tribal Community Health Provider Programs, with its High Honors award during a special presentation at the 75th annual National Congress of American Indians conference in Denver, Colorado. According to The Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development, Honoring Nations “identifies, celebrates and shares excellence in American Indian tribal governance. At the heart of Honoring Nations are the principles that tribes ...


In a move that will expand educational opportunities in our state, Alaska Pacific University (APU) has renewed its articulation agreement with Iļisaġvik College. This collaboration will allow for students to complete coursework at either school and transfer to the other. Building on the strategic partnership with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, APU recently reported record enrollment of Alaska Native and American Indian students for its Fall 2018 semester. Currently, Iļisaġvik College is the only federally recognized Tribal college in ...


Building on the strategic partnership with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Alaska Pacific University (APU) achieved record enrollment of Alaska Native and American Indian students for its Fall 2018 semester. Fifty-seven first-time students who identified as Alaska Native or American Indian enrolled in classes, equating to 28.28 percent of APU’s total fall 2018 new student enrollment. “This year’s enrollment numbers reflect a concerted effort by APU to develop a relevant campus community reflective of our vision and mission as ...


Grants are an important resource for the work of the Alaska Tribal Health System, but navigating the process of grant writing can be overwhelming. In August, ANTHC’s Alaska Native Epidemiology Center sponsored 29 Tribal health professionals from around the state for a two-and-a-half-day grant writing training session with national experts from the Office of Minority Health Resource Center. Representatives from 13 different Alaska Tribal organizations attended the training, which helped participants improve their grant-writing skills. The training included elements needed ...


The 2018 ANTHC Scholarship was recently awarded to 10 qualified Alaska Native or American Indian students who are pursuing higher education in health care-related professions. ANTHC’s Human Resources department received 120 applications during the 2018 application period, representing great promise for the future health care workforce in our state. The Scholarship Selection Committee selected recipients based on their grade point average, major field of study, strength of character illustrated in their letters of recommendation, and the honesty and sincerity of ...


In July, Harvard Honoring Nations committee members conducted a daylong site visit of ANTHC’s three health aide training programs, collaboratively known as the Tribal Community Health Provider Programs. Following the site visit, ANTHC has been named a finalist for the 2018 Honoring Nations award. According to The Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development, “Honoring Nations identifies, celebrates and shares excellence in American Indian tribal governance. At the heart of Honoring Nations are the principles that tribes themselves hold the ...

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