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Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Advocacy Training

Date: Every Thursday (Aug. 13 - Nov. 5, 2020)

Time: 1:30 – 3:30 PM (AKST)
Location: Zoom Room
Training Calendar: Click Here

Registration Info: www.eventbrite.com/e/114170723708

Tlingit & Haida’s Tribal Court, in partnership with the Alaska Native Women’s Resource Center (AKNWRC) and Indian Law Resource Center, will be co-hosting a free 13-part webinar series to provide Domestic Violence (DV) / Sexual Assault (SA) Advocacy training to service providers beginning August 13, 2020.


Topics Covered:
How Domestic & Gender-Based Violence Affects the Victim and Impacts Villages ∙ The Need for Offender Accountability ∙ Confidentiality & Mandatory Reporting ∙ Sexual Assault ∙ Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women ∙ Cultural Communication Styles ∙ Advocating in Mainstream Agencies ∙ Lateral Violence ∙ Internal Safety ∙ Secondary Trauma & Self-Care

Deadline Extended for Back to School Backpack Event

The application period for the annual Back to School Backpack event has been extended to Friday, August 7th! This event is held in partnership with Southeast Alaska village tribes and backpacks will be distributed until all are given away. If you have a tribal youth between the age of pre-school to grade 12, don’t miss this opportunity!

NOTE: If you have already applied and did not receive an email from staff acknowledging receipt of your application, please make sure to check on the status of your application by calling 907.463.7158 or emailing jchapman@ccthita-nsn.gov.

Application: click here / Deadline: Friday, August 7, 2020

Eligibility Requirements: Child(ren) must:
• Be Alaska Native and/or American Indian
• Be between the age of preschool to grade 12
• Reside in Tlingit & Haida's service area

Click here for Southeast tribal contacts.


The deadline to submit an application is August 7th so submit an application today to ensure your student receives a backpack!


For more information, contact Julie Chapman at 907.463.7313 or jchapman@ccthita-nsn.gov.

Virtual Scholarship Workshop

Date: September 11, 2020)

Time: 1:00 – 3:30 PM (AKST)
Location: Zoom Room

Registration Info: tinyurl.com/yb6mm9yp

Tlingit & Haida’s Navigators program invites tribal citizens (up to 24 years of age) to their upcoming Virtual Scholarship Workshop! The scholarship workshop will cover the scholarship and FASFA application process, help students identify and apply for scholarships, and provide writing assistance for cover letters and essays. Participants will receive a variety of scholarship applications to complete during the workshop. Register today!


Note: Please make sure to have your admission/acceptance letter(s) and 2019 taxes (or your parents 2019 taxes if dependent).


#OldWaysSummerDays Challenge

Are you ready for a challenge? Enter into our
#OldWaysSummerDays Challenge for a chance to win some great prizes:

  • 1st: 13” Macbook Pro
  • 2nd: 11” iPad Pro w/Keyboard
  • 3rd: 13” Google Pixelbook Go
  • 4th: 13” Google Pixelbook Go
  • 5th: GoPro Hero 8 Black Bundle
  • 6th-10th: $100 Visa Gift Card

Here's the Scoop:

  • Tribal youth must be between the ages of 12-27.
  • Participate in a traditional activity (fishing, berry picking, beading, formline, dancing, etc.) and post a picture of the activity on social media using hashtag #OldWaysSummerDays (Note: Post settings on social media must be set to "public").
  • Each time a youth uses the hashtag, they’ll be entered into the drawing (maximum entries 10).
  • Parents will need to complete a media consent form for all youth that are under 18 years of age.
  • Deadline to enter is September 18, 2020.

 

Lunchtime Chats with Tlingit & Haida

Date: August 6, 2020

Time: Noon – 1 PM (AKST)
Topic: Reentry & Recovery Department
Location: Facebook @ www.facebook.com/ccthita

Join us during the lunch hour for our Lunchtime Chats with Tlingit & Haida! The weekly Lunchtime Chats are hosted by President Richard Chalyee Éesh Peterson every Thursday on Tlingit & Haida’s Facebook page as an opportunity to share information with tribal citizens on Tlingit & Haida’s recent and upcoming activities, programs and services. Each Lunchtime Chat session will include a Q&A period and close with a random door prize drawing. If you are unable to join us online, each session will be recorded and posted to Tlingit & Haida’s YouTube channel.

Scheduled Topics:


Navigators' Virtual Adulting Course

If you’re between the ages of 16-24 and interested in learning important adulting skills such as budgeting, money & time management, housing and much more, make sure to register  for Navigators’  Virtual Adulting Course to receive your Zoom link to attend classes. Classes are held every Monday and Wednesday August 17th through September 24th.

When: August 17 - September 24, 2020

Time: 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM (AKST)
Register through Idloom: https://bit.ly/3eSOAbD

Note: You are welcome to attend one or all classes. The classes build on each other, so you’ll learn more with each class you attend. You’ll also have an opportunity to win great door prizes at each class you attend and a grand prize valued at $1,100!

For more information call 907.463.7752 or email Navigators@ccthita-nsn.gov.

Fatherhood Is Sacred Sessions®

Date: Thursdays (May 21 - August 13, 2020)

Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Virtual Zoom Room

There is no role in life more important than being a parent...The Fatherhood is Sacred® (FIS) program is a 12-week class that brings fathers together for fun activities and discussions designed to guide them in teaching and raising children to develop the potential and attributes needed for success in life. The program provides fathers (whether married, widowed, single or divorced) with the understanding of the Sacredness of being a father and the importance of Alaska Native/Native American heritage and how it applies to each father in the past, present and future. Child care, field trips and meals are postponed until in-person classes resume.

To register or for more information, contact Justin McDonald at 907.463.7197 or jmcdonald@ccthita-nsn.gov.

Rural Southeast Alaska Food & Sundries Drive

Tlingit & Haida is following the lead of others and has setup collection sites at five locations in Juneau to receive donations of food and sundry supplies to support rural Southeast Alaska communities and residents affected by the lack of ferry service. Monetary donations are also being accepted by calling Davida in Finance at 907.463.7703.

Juneau Collection Sites

  • Super Bear Supermarket (9103 Mendenhall Mall Rd)

  • Fred Meyer (8181 Glacier Hwy)
  • OfficeMax (8745 Glacier Hwy #103 Nugget Mall)

Please consider helping those in need and take this opportunity to make a donation.

For more information, call 907.463.7142 or email jhasselquist@ccthita-nsn.gov.

Gunalchéesh, Háw’aa for supporting our rural Southeast Alaska communities!


 

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