Tribal Affairs2018-05-04T10:10:01+00:00

TRIBAL AFFAIRS

FORMS & DOCUMENTS

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Kawerak, Inc.
    P.O. Box 948
    Nome, AK 99762
  • 907.443.4257
  • 907.443.4445
  • ta@kawerak.org

Tribal Affairs

A dedicated team working efficiently to promote the development of community self-sufficiency, leadership and cultural awareness, by providing meaningful training programs and technical assistance in a positive work environment

The Tribal Affairs program assists tribal councils in exercising self-governance and provides training and technical assistance, for 19 of the 20 federally-recognized tribes in the Bering Strait region. The department consists of 3 core staff and 19¬†Village-based staff in Brevig Mission, Council, Diomede, Elim, Gambell, Golovin, King Island, Koyuk, Mary’s Igloo, Savoonga, Shaktoolik, Shishmaref, Solomon, St. Michael, Stebbins, Teller, Unalakleet Wales and White Mountain.

Goals

  • Increase the capacity of all Tribal Councils to manage their finances and analyze their operations through on-site training and assistance.
  • Improve tribal capacity to administer policies and procedures based on a strategic plan developed after an assessment conducted with tribal Legal Services.
  • Develop and implement tribal leadership training plan with tribal Legal Services to assist tribal councils in focusing on the needs of their tribal member and communities.

Objectives

  • To educate and train tribal coordinators and councils annually in enhancing self-sufficient cohesive tribal units.
  • To assist tribes to become self-governed by providing technical assistance and training to tribal Coordinators and Tribal Councils thereby creating self-sufficient cohesive tribal units.
  • To foster a cooperative management between Tribal Affairs and Councils enhancing tribal operations and supervision of Tribal Coordinators.
  • To ensure that the Kawerak pass through funding policy is adhered to.

Tribal Affairs

A dedicated team working efficiently to promote the development of community self-sufficiency, leadership and cultural awareness, by providing meaningful training programs and technical assistance in a positive work environment

The Tribal Affairs program assists tribal councils in exercising self-governance and provides training and technical assistance, for 19 of the 20 federally-recognized tribes in the Bering Strait region. The department consists of 3 core staff and 19¬†Village-based staff in Brevig Mission, Council, Diomede, Elim, Gambell, Golovin, King Island, Koyuk, Mary’s Igloo, Savoonga, Shaktoolik, Shishmaref, Solomon, St. Michael, Stebbins, Teller, Unalakleet Wales and White Mountain.

Goals

  • Increase the capacity of all Tribal Councils to manage their finances and analyze their operations through on-site training and assistance.
  • Improve tribal capacity to administer policies and procedures based on a strategic plan developed after an assessment conducted with tribal Legal Services.
  • Develop and implement tribal leadership training plan with tribal Legal Services to assist tribal councils in focusing on the needs of their tribal member and communities.

Objectives

  • To educate and train tribal coordinators and councils annually in enhancing self-sufficient cohesive tribal units.
  • To assist tribes to become self-governed by providing technical assistance and training to tribal Coordinators and Tribal Councils thereby creating self-sufficient cohesive tribal units.
  • To foster a cooperative management between Tribal Affairs and Councils enhancing tribal operations and supervision of Tribal Coordinators.
  • To ensure that the Kawerak pass through funding policy is adhered to.

FORMS & DOCUMENTS

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Kawerak, Inc.
    P.O. Box 948
    Nome, AK 99762
  • 907.443.4257
  • 907.443.4445
  • ta@kawerak.org