The Alaska Native Health Board (ANHB) is the statewide voice on Alaska Native health issues. Active for over 40 years as an advocacy organization for the health needs and concerns of all Alaska Native people, ANHB continues to emphasize the importance of self-determination in healthcare services and encourages wellness and healthy ways of life in Native communities through policy change.

October 02, 2019

ANHB Testifies Before Congress in Support of Advance Appropriations

ANHB President and CEO, Verné Boerner, provided testimony to Congress on September 25, 2019.  The Legislative Hearing, entitled Advance Appropriations: Protecting Tribal Communities from the Effects of a Government Shutdown, was before the House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.  Ms. Boerner was one of many Tribal leaders who… MORE
April 09, 2019

Alaska Native Health Board Turns 50!

ANHB held its February Mega Meeting in Juneau February 5-7 to resounding success. As part of the Mega Meeting, ANHB along with its sponsors was able to hold a 50th Anniversary Evening Reception. During the event, the Tlingit dance group Wosh.ji.een from Juneau performed traditional local dances, even getting attendees in on the action. Welcome… MORE
January 09, 2017

A Renewed Era of Federal-Tribal Relations: White House released a report outlining some of the successes of this Administration while working on behalf of Tribes

The Obama Administration has made historic progress over the past eight years in improving the nation-to-nation relationship between the United States and federally recognized Tribes. Together, the Obama Administration and Tribal Nations have accomplished shared goals and achieved milestones that upheld self-governance and self-determination – the foundation for prosperous and resilient tribal nations. Today, the… MORE
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