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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: April & May

Weekly updates

  • May 5-6:  OVC Tribal Division Grantee Orientation
  • May 6:  The Risk and Protective Factor Framework (1 of 3 sessions)
  • May 7:  Grassroots Organizations Working in the Areas of Missing or Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives
  • May 12:  Circles of Support: Create a Q&A Service like “Ask Auntie/Ask Uncle”
  • May 27:  TYRC – Case Management Models and Treatment Services to Support Juvenile Wellness Court Participants

May News

May 3, 2021

Tribal Victims of Crime Micro-Grant Program

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. Round 2 will distribute approximately $5.8 million in grant funds. 

April 27, 2021

Funding opportunity for Alaska summer camps

The Camps Initiative will offer nonprofits, tribes and cities an opportunity to expand camps that have been under-resourced and create access for all Alaska youth. Projects that focus on experiential learning also are eligible.

April 21, 2021

Becoming me

This spring, we’re excited to collaborate with Penguin Random House and former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama to introduce the Becoming Me program, inspired by themes from Mrs. Obama’s Becoming: Adapted for Young Readers.

April 15, 2021

Alaska Tribal Justice Resource Center

Thanks to RurAL CAP, there is a new training and technical assistance website.  It includes a wide array of tribal justice resources ranging from: tribal courts and codes, peacemaking, tribal policing…

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. 

Rebekah Contreras

(2021)  Lighting Up The Sky With Success!

Keet Kids Run

(2021)  Boys Run I Toowú Klatseen

My Grandma’s House

(2020)  Cynthia Erickson’s Story

Sharing Cultures and Languages

Read more inspiring stories from people all across Alaska

Everybody loves success!  

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