Past and Present: Victor Joseph

This photograph was published on the front page of the News-Miner on Thursday, May 31, 2001 with the caption, "NATIONAL WINNER--Victor Joseph, standing outside the Tanana Chiefs Conference building Wednesday, has been awarded a $100,000 national award for the substance abuse treatment program he designed. The Robert Wood Johnson Community Health Leadership Program award recognizes Recovery Camp, a unique program for Alaska Natives and their families. Sam Harrel/News-Miner" It was the first time the national award was won by an Alaskan.