FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Tanana Chiefs Conference is holding its 50th convention.
Randy Mayo, first chief of Stevens Village Tribal Council, told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner ( http://bit.ly/z05ktg) that the convention being held in Fairbanks is a milestone and an outgrowth of the traditional form of governance.
The convention will consider numerous resolutions arising from concerns among tribal members from around the region. Those topics include employment, health and education.
On Monday, there were presentations on subsistence hunting and fishing, financial assistance issues and Indian reservation road