The terms of the settlement are confidential, but some effects of it may become public.
Andy Teuber has been ANTHC’s president since 2008, and he also serves as chief executive of Kodiak’s tribal health care provider, the Kodiak Area Native Association. Teuber sits on the University of Alaska Board of Regents, as well.
Attorneys for the state argued that Congress never intended to grant Metlakatla the fishing rights the tribe claimed.
Juneau Assembly member Michelle Hale helped write the draft fireworks ordinance. She said she really wants to target the booming, concussive fireworks.
Former Tanana Chiefs Conference Chief and Chairman Victor Joseph has been appointed to a federal task force to ensure all Americans are tested and treated for COVID-19 fairly.
Households with tribal members financially impacted by the pandemic can get up to $1,000 in one-time payments.
A startup called Alaska Tribal Spectrum received a $100,000 grant from the Denali Commission to register as many Alaska Native tribes during the final months of last year’s application period. The initiative has signed up nearly 70 tribes.
The bucket of federal cash is so big, state housing officials think there’s enough to pay rent for everyone eligible — for a year.
Indian Health Services has allocated 1,100 doses of the Moderna vaccine to the region, to date. Seven hundred have arrived, and 400 are still on the way.
Alaska’s top doctor discusses some of the contrasts between the two presidential administrations and the effects on the 49th state.