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Speakers on stage at Tribal Self-Governance Conference

SCF’s President/CEO April Kyle and Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board (GPTLHB) CEO Jerilyn Church served on a panel at the Tribal Self-Governance Conference in Burlingame, Calif.

Alaska Native family posing in front of trees and mountains

Research has shown that when the people receiving health services are involved in the decision-making process, or better yet, if they own their own health care, programs and services have a potential for enhancement and the people’s health statistics will improve. At Southcentral Foundation, Alaska Native people have been running their own health care system for over two decades.