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Category: Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation


For years, Alaska Native leaders negotiated with the U.S. Department of Agriculture for permission to serve traditional foods to those who benefit from their healing and comforting effects. Healthy eating is one of the building blocks for a healthy life. ANTHC’s Tribal leadership has helped place traditional foods in a prominent place in our health care and services. ANTHC has long been at the forefront of advocating for the positive aspects of harvesting and eating traditional foods – and permission ...


For the 12th straight year, the Raven’s Ball, the Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation’s signature event, continued its tradition of distinguished and compelling fundraising. The black-tie gala raised an estimated $448,000 in sponsorships and cash contributions which will go toward improving the unmet health needs of Alaska Native people and the Alaska Tribal Health System. A sellout crowd attended the event at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage on March 23. Each spring, the Raven’s Ball raises awareness and funding to ...


The arrival of a newborn baby is an exciting and emotional event. But when a newborn’s first few critical days, weeks or even months are spent in the ANMC Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), parental joy can be met with unease of separation and the stress of managing regular visits. Donations from this year’s paddle raise at the annual Raven’s Ball will go toward ANMC NICU web-streaming cameras, which will allow families to remain connected with their newborn via a ...


The Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation will host the 12th annual Raven’s Ball on Saturday, March 23 at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage. Regarded as one of Alaska’s most elegant black-tie celebrations and vibrant fundraising events, this year’s event continues the tradition of philanthropy to benefit the Foundation. The three key initiatives of the Foundation are: improving medical care, strengthening wellness and prevention efforts, and promoting healthy village environments. An annual highlight of the event is the presentation of the ...


Download Safe Sleep tips graphic from above by clicking here. In 2018, nearly 1,600 babies were born at ANMC. The safety and health of every baby delivered at our hospital is important and we want to provide families who choose to deliver at ANMC with the best resources to ensure the well-being of their child. Thanks to the many individuals who either made one-time donations or have donated every pay period through payroll deduction, our Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation (HANF) ...


Do you know someone who has helped chart the course toward better health for Alaska Native people? The Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation is calling for nominees for the 2019 Luminary Awards, which recognize individuals for their dedication and outstanding contribution to the Alaska Tribal Health System and community. The nomination deadline for the 2019 Luminary Awards is close of business Friday, Oct. 26. The Luminary Awards are handed out at the annual Raven’s Ball, one of Alaska’s premier black-tie parties ...

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