Community navigator helping tribal citizens find their way to resources
November 16, 2022
X'atshaawditee Tammi Meissner has found a career that allows her to go home at the end of the day with a full heart.
Since June, Meissner has worked for Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska as a community navigator in Wrangell. The position is essentially a reboot of the community liaison program that existed years ago.
There are 20 community navigators in communities across Alaska and outside the state in cities such as Seattle and San Francisco. The navigators are there to help tribal citizens find programs and resources that will aid them financially or in other wa...