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U.S. Senators visit the village of Oscarville and hold a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee in Bethel, AK

  On February 15, 2016, AVCP and the federally recognized tribe of Oscarville was host to the United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. This Committee is chaired by Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski. The visitors to Oscarville included […]

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Container To Hold – Juried show Exhibit, Also looking for Yup’ik story tellers

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AVCP 2015 Annual Convention Raffle Winners

1st – $25,000 – Lucy Alexie – Nunapitchuk 2nd – $10,000 -Val Thomas – Bethel 3rd – $7,500 – Denise Owens – Bethel 4th – $2,500 – Kathleen Willie – Napakiak 5th – $1,000 – Olinka Evon – Akiachak 6th […]

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2015 AVCP Presidents Awards

Culture Bearer: Maurice Paista Ellirnaq Nanalook is the second son of the late David Nanalook and Julia Nanalook. Paista is a Yuuyaraq/dance instructor for Ayaprun Elitnaurvik, the Kuskokwim Campus (UAF) and various local dance groups. Paista makes cultural items such […]

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FAA Air Agency Certificate presented to the AVCP Regional Aviation Maintenance School

July 17, 2015 The FAA Certification of the AVCP Regional Aviation Maintenance School is complete. This multi-year process was completed July 16th with the presentation of the Air Agency Certificate at the AVCP Regional Aviation Maintenance School by the Deputy […]

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AVCP Independence Day Raffle Winners

1st Place: $15,000.00 – Leonard McCarr, Bethel 2nd Place: $5,000,00 – John Wuya, Bethel 3rd Place: $2,500.00 – Francis Flynn, Newtok 4th Place: $2,000.00 – Emma Active, Atmautluak 5th Place: $1,500.00 – Jerry Ivon, Kongiganak 6th Place: 1,250.00 – Mary […]

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AVCP Urges New Administration to Reconsider Position in Key ICWA Case

On February 18, 2015 the Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP) delivered a letter to Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott and Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson condemning the Alaska Supreme Court’s decision in Native Village of Tununak […]

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YKEDC Project receives funds from State of Alaska

The Yukon-Kuskokwim Economic Development Council received funds from the State of Alaska for an economic development project in the amount of $35,000. The YKEDC Board of Directors met on December 10, 2014 to discuss three project proposals. During this meeting […]

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AVCP recognized as the new consolidated ARDOR for the Y-K Delta

AVCP President Myron Naneng, Sr., announced today the formal recognition by the State of Alaska of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Economic Development Council (YKEDC) as the Alaska Regional Development Organization (ARDOR) for the AVCP Region. Naneng stated that “the addition of the […]

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