Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $416,178)
CTAS Application Cover Sheet for Chickaloon
Native Village Chickaloon Native Village (CNV) is a Federally recognized Tribal Government, (Federal Register, Volume 47, Number 227, November 24, 1982 and reaffirmed in Federal Register, Volume 58, Number 202, October 21, 1993), with the full power and authority to negotiate with the United States Federal Government.
CNV is located in Sutton/Chickaloon, Alaska, within the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Chickaloon Village Traditional Council (CVTC) is the governing body for CNV. The Justice Department is one of eight departments operated by CVTC. In addition, CVTC operates a Traditional Tribal Court to serve the needs of CNV citizens. CVTC leadership and the Justice Department (JD) endeavors to partner with all forms of federal, state, borough, and local city governments including courts and law enforcement agencies. CVTC leadership also collaborates through CVTC’s various programs with local non-profits and coalitions in alignment with CVTC’s mission of “Helping Our Citizens to Thrive.” In recent times, we are seeing positive shifts in local police and judicial partnership development through these efforts.
Purpose Area 3
This Purpose Area 3project will ensure that CVTC’s JD will be able to staff the Tribal Court Clerk position for 60 months to continue facilitating the Tribal court enhancement project, manage data collection, and manage CVTC’s Tribal identification issuance process. This Purpose Area 3 will also provide for several infrastructure improvements to strengthen operations of CVTC’s Traditional Tribal Court including securing the facility with a surveillance system, purchasing a comprehensive case management software system, and setting up a system for issuance of Enhanced Tribal IDs in accordance with the Department of Homeland Security requirements. CNV will continue building partnerships with federal, state, and local agencies to as an integral part of this project.