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ECAF: Supporting Neighbors When Tragedy Strikes

When tragedy strikes, the additional financial burden can sometimes be too much to bear. Southcentral Foundation’s Employee and Community Assistance Fund was established to help pick up the pieces during the troubling times.

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Traditional Inuit Tattooing Reclaiming Culture, one Skin-Stitch at a Time

Sarah Whalen-Lunn, CIRI shareholder and SCF customer-owner, trained in traditional Inuit tattooing with the Tupik Mi group. Sarah’s style of tattooing is a fusion of old and new. She often shares her work on social media, and some of her most popular tattoos feature current subject matter.

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A Midsummer Powwow Celebrates Culture

Everyone was welcome at the 10th Annual Tribal Celebration. Chickaloon and Knik Tribes hosted 629 attendees at the Palmer State Fairgrounds on June 9.

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President/CEO Katherine Gottblieb at the Waitangi Tribunal

As part of an ongoing partnership, President/CEO Katherine Gottlieb spoke as an expert witness on indigenous health care.

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SCF RAISE Program Celebrates New Partnerships

Designed to develop leadership skills in Alaska Native and American Indian youth 14 – 19 years old, SCF’s RAISE program offers three separate sessions per year: summer, winter, and graduate programs.

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2018 ANMC Health Fair

Are you or your family members planning to attend the annual Alaska Federation of Natives convention? The 2018 convention will be held in the heart of downtown Anchorage at the Dena’ina Convention and Civic Center on October 18 – 20. The theme for this year is Innovation in the past, present, and future.

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Gloria O’Neill to Serve as Chair of National Commission

Southcentral Foundation congratulates Cook Inlet Tribal Council President and CEO Gloria O’Neill on her recent appointment to the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children, which demonstrates a continued commitment to the health and wellbeing of the Alaska Native Community.

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Neil Chandler: A Soldier’s Heart Success

Neil Chandler joined the U.S Air Force as a medic in 1992. In 2001, he separated from the military to pursue his bachelor’s degree in science, studying at the University of Minnesota-Crookston.

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New and Old Relationships Strengthened at Research Workshop

Research provides insight; insight inspires innovation; innovation translates into improved health outcomes for Alaska Native people, and communities around the state.

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SCF Hosts First Tikahtnu Plants Symposium

Southcentral Foundation hosted the first Tikahtnu Plants Symposium, a mini-conference inspired by the original Plants as Food and Medicine Symposium.