Food Stamp Hearing Requests

If you have had a delay in your Food Stamps application please send in the fair hearing request form below and you should receive a decision within 1-2 weeks.  If you haven’t received a decision within two weeks after sending in your fair hearing request form, you may call Colleen Pawling with Alaska Legal Services at 907-442-7824.  Colleen may also be …

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Eben Hopson Inupiat Day

Maniilaq Association recognizes November 7th as Eben Hopson Inupiat Day. In 1956, Eben was elected to the Alaska Territorial Legislature and when Alaska became a state, he was elected to the first State Senate. He served in the Senate until 1965 as Chairman of the Labor and Management Committee. In 1965, Eben helped organize Alaska’s first regional land claims organization …

PRESS RELEASE

CONTACT Kelli Shroyer 907-442-7602 kelli.shroyer@maniilaq.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 19, 2016 Kotzebue, AK – This past Saturday, there was one case of invasive meningococcal disease suspected in Kotzebue. It takes two days to definitely identify and confirm the bacteria by culture; final results confirming the diagnosis were received on Sunday evening. Meningococcal disease is a rare but serious bacterial disease …

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Promoting Community Conversations Around Research to End Suicide

PC CARES is an innovative approach to suicide prevention that is built on the knowledge of community members. It came about through collaboration between Maniilaq Wellness, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Alaska Fairbanks, and Kawerak Wellness. The model focuses on local solutions for local problems. The program has held pilot sessions in Kotzebue, Noatak, Kiana, Noorvik, Pt. Hope and …