TRIBAL BUSINESS ECONOMIC RELIEF PROGRAM - Eligible buisnesses must have been operating in Klukwan prior to March 1, 2020 and be able to demonstrate they have suffered economic hardhsips because of COVID-19. Economic relife funds must be fully expended by September 21, 2021 and all expenditures using these funds must be reported back to the Chilkat Indian Village. See Letter For Interested Parties. Three applications available:
FOOD SOVEREIGNTY FUND NOW AVAILABLE! - Starting September 2, 2020, the Tribal Council has approved $500 for food sovereignty assistance for each househould. Other requests may be considered for food sovereignty items. Request an application from our office (pick-up, email, mail, or fax) and include a detailed list of planned activities and supplies needed with quotes or shipping costs included. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 907-767-5505 ext .228. See flyer HERE.
COVID-19 Health Mandate - read the FAQs HERE.
RESOLUTION - A SHELTER IN PLACE REQUIREMENT FOR ALL RESIDENTS.
Klukwan has a high population of elders and immune commpromised residents. On March 26, 2020 the Chilkat Indian Village Council declares a local emergency in response to COVID-19. This requirement shall go into effect March 27, 2020 at 12:01AM until further notice. Council is limiting non-essential visitors' access to Tribal Residential and community facilities. Click on link above to view entire resolution.
PUBLIC HEALTH ANNOUNCEMENT
For the Safety of our ELDERS and those with Chronic Medical Issues - we ask that people follow the guidelines listed in the flyer: people not residing in Klukwan are advised not to travel to Klukwan in the next 2 weeks. Those residents returning to Klukwan FROM OUTSIDE THE CHILKAT VALLEY, we ask that you self-quarantine for 14 days. Avoid Unneccessary travel outside the Chilkat Valley. Cancel all non-essential face-to-face meetings or gatherings. Practice Social Distancing at all times.
The Tribal Office is open by appointment only. The Klukwan Mercantile and the Klukwan Library are open, please wear masks and use the hand sanitizer availble.
LIMITED LIBRARY SERVICES available! See HERE.