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Category: Healthy People and Prevention


The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium invites you to join us on Tuesday, June 27 at 7 p.m. at the Regal Cinemas Tikahtnu 16 Theater. This free film screening and panel discussion will feature film creator and University of Alaska Fairbanks Vice Chancellor Evon Peter, and film participants. About We Breathe Again For centuries survival was difficult for Alaska Native people, but they lived full lives. Today survival is easier, but Alaska Native people are dying young. Alaska Native people ...


Summer in Alaska, means making the most of time spent outdoors, especially fishing and soaking up as much of the midnight sun as we can. While enjoying the outdoors, wearing proper eyewear can help reduce the risk of suffering an eye injury. The majority of freshwater and saltwater fishing-related eye injuries seen at ANMC are preventable with ballistic protective lenses, which are designed to protect your eyes from small projectiles and fragments. Our ophthalmologists recommend protective glasses be used at ...


The Garden of Roses Camp for Girls is a free opportunity for Alaska Native girls ages 8 to 17 who are survivors of sexual abuse and their guardians to heal through Native traditions. The three-day camp is July 24-26, at Birchwood Camp located 30 minutes outside of Anchorage. Campers will enjoy a safe weekend of outdoor activities, healing circles and participating in Native traditions with other Alaska Native Families. The deadline for registration for is June 28. The camp can ...


The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is pleased to partner with the World Hepatitis Alliance to host the Second World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Viral Hepatitis, Aug. 8-9 in Anchorage at Alaska Pacific University. The conference will welcome Indigenous peoples and providers from across the globe to further the conversation on viral hepatitis in Indigenous communities. The event is led by Indigenous people and is designed for Indigenous peoples, clinicians, and those working in Indigenous health, including the Alaska Tribal ...


At the Alaska Native Medical Center, you can find patients and visitors enjoying a variety of traditional foods from our Alaska Native cultures. People dining in the cafeteria can order fry bread, a number of meals with salmon and reindeer, halibut, cod, and our Patient Housing Café has a wide variety of new ways to enjoy traditional foods, such as beach asparagus and fiddlehead fern pizza! The items have been wildly popular and the demand for traditional foods is high. ...


This Memorial Day weekend marks a time to remember military members who have died in service to the United States. Memorial Day also marks the unofficial start to summer and boating season. As the summer days grow longer, our Alaska Native people will spend more time on the water – whether it’s on boats or shores, fishing or for recreation. However, every year, water related accidents and fatalities affect our Native community. On average, 17 Alaska Native people drown each ...

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