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The Winter 2021 Mukluk Telegraph newspaper is now online! Featuring these stories: ANMC staff receive first COVID-19 vaccinations in AlaskaChevak: A success story in Tribal utility partnership‘Don’t let me have gone through this for nothing.’ Son shares mother’s legacy after her passing from colorectal cancer Also check out these videos: Protecting Our People: COVID-19 info in five Alaska Native languagesVideo 2020 Year in Review Or this recipe for caribou soup and share with others how to keep a healthy home! ...


This fall, construction was completed on new education and training facilities located in the Education and Development Center on the Alaska Native Health Campus. The Consortium’s Education and Development Center will provide Tribal Community Health Providers a place to learn, collaborate and find empowerment and opportunity, and strengthen the foundation for rural Alaska care for a brighter, healthier future for Alaska Native people. After years of makeshift, temporary spaces, the Education and Development Center will provide the Tribal health system’s ...


Thanks to the generous support of NANA, Akima and the Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation (HANF), the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) Community Health Aide Program secured supplies and equipment to make 1,000 Elder Self Care Kits to distribute to Alaska Native Elders throughout the state. Each kit contains a small vinyl bag and includes a pulse oximeter to assess oxygen saturation and pulse; a thermometer to assess temperature; a small Vital Signs Card; an Individual Monitoring Log; a mask ...


It has been almost one month since the Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation made the hard and right decision to cancel their 2020 Raven’s Ball fundraising event. The annual gala raises awareness and funding for health initiatives that further the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium’s vision that Alaska Native people are the healthiest people in the world. Funds generated by the Raven’s Ball provide support across the Alaska Tribal Health System for healthy patients, healthy kids and healthy communities. During this ...


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 ...