It was 2013 in Noorvik and tears streamed down her face. Feeling alone and facing countless struggles, she thought long and hard about what she could do next, that’s when her phone rang. “It was my longtime friend, calling to see how I was. She listened to my story, and gently encouraged me to attend a Beauty for Ashes training,” recalls Elsie Sampson.
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.
Southcentral Foundation’s Board of Directors passed a resolution naming the newest building on the Alaska Native Health Campus the Dr. Katherine and Dr. Kevin Gottlieb Building.
On Nov. 16, people gathered in Anchorage’s Town Square Park to take part in the annual Covenant House Candlelight Vigil, which raises awareness of youth who have no place to call home.
During the summer months in Alaska, fireweed plants thrive across the state. The green plants, colored with fuchsia petals, scatter from roadsides to edges of forests, and even backyards.
SCF Quyana Clubhouse recently received a donation of three newly constructed picnic tables from Quinn Johnson, an Alaska Native Eagle Scout.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which recognizes those who live with mental health conditions—to show support and educate the general public about such conditions.
Dona King, a behavioral health technician at Southcentral Foundation’s Dena A Coy Residential Treatment Program, recently received an Outstanding Direct Service Professional Award from Alaska Alliance for Direct Service Careers.