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THANK YOU to all who attended the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC)'S Alaska Tribal Conference on Environmental Management (ATCEM)!


ATCEM was held on October 24 -28, 2016. 

The 2016 Alaska Tribal Conference on Environmental Management, organized by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, is an annual gathering that brings together Tribes, Non-profits, and State and Federal organizations, for a week of environmental conversations. The discussions focus on finding and implementing solutions to address the unique environmental concerns facing Alaskan communities.


2016 ATCEM Themes

  • Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Environmental Values
  • Air Quality and Healthy Homes
  • Water Quality and Sanitation
  • Our Changing Climate
  • Solid Waste Management - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
  • Brownfields - Repurpose, Redevelopment, Revitalization


2016 Keynote Speakers and Performers

     seven-buffalo-drummers                 samuel-johns

   Seven Buffalo Drummers - Performers                    Samuel Johns - Performer 

      lt-governor-byron-mallot               meda-dewitt                byron-nicholai

Lt Governor Byron Mallot               Meda DeWitt - Traditional Healer                Byron Nicholai - Performer

        polly-carr               imamsuat               gary-ferguson

Polly Carr - The Alaska Center                         Imamsuat - Performers                                     Gary Ferguson- ANTHC