The Tribal Council authorized the expenditure of up to $100 for school supplies for our children this year. This is by reimbursement only for actual costs not to exceed $100 dollars per child. An application must be filled out and you must attach
1. a school supplies list from the school child is attending, and
DIRECTIONS: After filling out and signing, please return to VOS by fax to 907 443-5189 or scan and email to or mail to PO Box 2053, Nome, Alaska 99762 by October 15, 2020. No hand deliveries.
The Village of Solomon strongly promotes family preservation and culturally relevant activities for tribally enrolled citizens of the Tribe.
If you recently changed your address please let us know!
Through the Village of Solomon’s hunter/subsistence support agreement(link above), the program allows for support funds to aid tribally enrolled members to purchase gas, oil, or other relevant hunting supplies as needed (excluding ammo) to hunt/subsist for our tribal elders, membership and families who are not able to harvest traditional foods on their own.
CACHE for College and Higher Education Available
The Bering Straits Foundation, Sitnasuak Foundation, Kawerak, Inc., Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation and Norton Sound Health Corporation have partnered to ease the process of applying for scholarships for the people of our region. The application is called "CACHE” which stands for "Combined Application for College and Higher Education." This application is for individuals going into accredited college or vocational education programs, who meet the eligibility requirements of the organizations they apply to.
For more information, visit the Bering Straits Foundation website
Bed bugs are a pain to deal with, plus it gets super expensive to get rid of them. Don't worry Solomon does help cover the cost of an exterminator. The link below provides more information on resources and facts about bed bugs. Contact the tribal coordinator at 443-4985 for details on assistance.
The Village of Solomon prefers to hire qualified tribal members when hiring for jobs at VOS. Upcoming jobs available next summer is a carpenter, maintenance and laborer workers to open and close the Solomon Community Center. During youth camp, two camp coordinators will also be hired.
Contact the VOS office at 443-4985 for more details.
The Village of Solomon Bereavement assistance is a one-time payment of $500 to help offset the cost of funeral expenses for the death of a tribally enrolled member of Village of Solomon. Checks will be issued directly to the funeral home or directly applied to burial expenses. Checks will not be issued to individuals.
The Village of Solomon strongly promotes family preservation and culturally relevant activities for enrolled tribal citizens of the Tribe.