Rural Farming Training

Rural Farming Training

Learn about growing food and raising livestock! The Kodiak Archipelago Leadership Institute is offering a free training program to help residents of our small communities who live off the road system, and members of our region’s Tribes learn about becoming successful growers, farmers, and ranchers around the island. Activities will include: Two conferences…

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Indian Community Development Grant

Indian Community Development Grant

KANA is exploring an opportunity for a Tribal micro-enterprise development project through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG). Do you have ideas for how we can best support Alaska Native entrepreneurs in Kodiak and our village communities? Join us 5:00–6:00pm on Wednesday,…

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VPSO Survey

VPSO Survey

The Support Office for Village Public Safety Officers is conducting a brief survey to identify the community’s expectations, understanding and knowledge of VPSOs. If you live in one of Kodiak’s rural village communities, please take a moment to answer a selection of questions that will help improve VPSO services.  Take Survey!…

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MyHealth: Your Portal to Wellness

MyHealth: Your Portal to Wellness

What is MyHealth? MyHealth is a secure health management tool that allows you to access your medical information and contact your primary or specialty clinic providers online or by mobile device.Resources available on MyHealth Access to MyHealth includes: Medication list Test results All labs released immediately All radiology and pathology…

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Safely Disposing Drugs

Safely Disposing Drugs

Free Deterra® Deactivation Pouches Now Available The Deterra® Drug Deactivation System is a new technology that allows patients to safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription painkillers at home.  The deactivation system works simply by dropping medication in a Deterra pouch which contains a carbon that bonds to pharmaceutical compounds.…

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Recap: RUBA Elected Officials Training

Recap: RUBA Elected Officials Training

On March 12–16, 2018, KANA and the Rural Utility Business Advisor (RUBA) program sponsored an Elected Officials Training for Kodiak area city and tribal officials and staff. Twelve participants from four island communities learned about local, state, and federal governments, including roles and responsibilities, meetings, ordinances and resolutions, policies and procedures,…

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Environmental Development with the Villages

Environmental Development with the Villages

KANA Receives EPA Funding to Develop Village Environmental Programs In 1992, Congress passed the Indian Environmental General Assistance Program Act. This act authorized the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide General Assistance Program (GAP) financial and technical assistance to tribal governments to assist in developing environmental programs, particularly addressing hazardous…

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