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Solicitation for Emerging Leader

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Tlingit & Haida is now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 Emergina Leader position and encourages all tribal citizen youth to apply and Tlingit & Haida Community Councils to nominate a young leader from their community!

Emerging Leader Overview:

The Emerging Leader position serves on the Executive Council for a one-year term and provides tribal citizen youth with opportunities to acquire important knowledge about Tlingit & Haida's governing and organizational structure, and valuable hands-on leadership experience. The election of Tlingit & Haida's Emerging Leader will take place at the 88th Annual Tribal Assembly.

Application Deadline:

  • March 31, 2023

Application Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled with Tlingit & Haida
  • Must be 18 to 26 years of age
  • Must submit an application

How to Apply:


Solicitation for Tribal Assembly Host & Hostess

Do you know a tribal citizen Elder who is 70 years or older and deserves recognition for their contributions to our people and culture? Consider nominating an Elder for Tribal Host or Hostess! Each year, Tlingit & Haida's Executive Council selects two Elders to be honored as guests for the annual Tribal Assembly.

If you would like to recognize an Elder, please submit a nomination by Friday, March 10, 2023. All nominations will be reviewed by the Executive Council in March 2023 and selections will be announced.

Nomination Requirements:

Nominations should included the following information:

  • Biography
  • Tribe/Clan/Moiety
  • Accomplishments and Highlights
  • Contact Information for Nominee

Nomination Deadline:

  • Friday, March 10, 2023

How to Submit a Nomination:

Nominations can be sent to the Tribal Assembly Coordinator via email at tribalassembly@ccthita-nsn.gov.


Solicitation for Associate Justice

Tlingit & Haida is seeking qualified candidates to fill the 2023-2025 term for Associate Justice on the Tribe's Supreme Court.

Interested candidates must submit a letter of intent to serve and three character references to the Judiciary Committee Chair by the close of business on March 19, 2023.

Associate Justice Solicitation Packet: Click Here

Tribal Statute Title 06 - Tribal Court Candidate Requirements:

  • Must be over the age of 29.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony within the preceding 10 years.
  • Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor within the preceding 5 years.
  • Must submit 3 character references attesting to competency and ability to serve as a judicial officer.
  • Must be a member in good standing of the Tlingit & Haida Tribal Bar Association prior to being elected.

Please submit a letter of intent, resumé or coverleter, and references to the Tlingit & Haida's Judiciary Committee Chair DonnaRae James via email to judiciarycommittee@ccthita-nsn.gov or fax 866.532.3558.


Affordable Connectivity Program

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The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a U.S. government program run by the Federal Communications Commission program to help families pay for internet service and connected devices like a laptop or tablet.


  • Up to $75/month discount for internet services for households on qualifying Tribal lands
  • Up to $100 discount towards a laptop or tablet

A household is eligible if one member in the household meets one of the criteria:

  • Income that is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines
  • Participate in government assistance programs like Medicaid, WIC, SNAP, SSI, Federal Public Housing, Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit, Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program or School Breakfast Program, Received a Federal Pell Grant in the current award year
  • If living on qualifying Tribal lands, you are eligible if you meet the criteria listed above or if you or someone in your household participates in Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Head Start (only households meeting the income qualifying standard), Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations

To receive your benefit, check to see if your household is eligible, go to ACPBenefit.org to apply or print out a mail in application or call your local internet provider to sign up.

Need help with your application? Contact Katelyn Cook at kcook@ccthita-nsn.gov


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