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Our mission is to support Alaska Native communities and service providers as they grow healthy, successful and culturally connected Alaska Native Youth.

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2021 Events

  • June 8-10:  2021 Women Are Sacred Virtual Conference

  • June 9:  2SLGBTQ: Level up the Inclusion – Healthy Native Youth
  • June 21-25:  11th Annual Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training

  • June 23:  Cultural Considerations When Working Within Indian Country – Part 2
  • June 24:  YRBS – School, Other Health and Protective Factors
  • July 2-6:  UNITY’s 2021 National Conference


Youth Development & Culture Grants

APPLY by June 18, 2021! The purpose of the Youth Development and Culture Grant Program is to reduce the disproportionate number of minority youth who come into contact with the juvenile justice system.

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Tribal Victims of Crime Micro-Grant Program

APPLY by May 21, 2021!  Denali Commission:  This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) solicits applications for Round 2 of the the Tribal Victims of Crime Micro-Grant Program. Round 2 is open to all Tribal communities in Alaska.

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SNAP Subsistence Benefits

Did you know?  You can use your SNAP benefits to purchase hunting and fishing gear.  You can purchase ammunition, fishing rods and nets, and many other things. 

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2021 Alaska Native Summer Culture Camps

Get ready for youth empowerment through Alaska Native culture camps.  Check out a full list of summer programs from notable tribes and communities.

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Community of Practice

The Resource Basket is not a direct service provider.   We are here to provide helpful links to connect parents, families, caregivers and the community at large with the resources needed to protect Alaska Native youth and strengthen Alaska’s tribal communities.  Click on the following image icons to get the full resources on each supporting topics.

Healthy Teen Relationships

Teen Speak

Domestic Violence

Alcoholism & FASD


Adverse Childhood Experiences

Suicide Prevention

Tobacco Prevention

Trainings & Webinars


Spotlight on You!

Read inspiring success stories of individuals and tribal youth programs helping youth become healthy, successful adults. 

Connor Has Pride

(June 2021) Connor Ulmer brings heritage of pride, embracing June as LGBTQ and Two-Spirit month with courage and strength.

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Spotlight on Rebekah

(May 2021) Rebekah Contreras shares her story of hope during COVID-19 in recognition of May Mental Health Awareness Month.

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Keet Kids Run

(March 2021) Parents and guardians of program participants were grateful to have Keet Kids Run as an option for their children this year.

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More Storytelling

(2013-Now) Read more inspiring stories from people all across Alaska.

More Storytelling

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