2017 AFN Convention Safety Message from the AFN Board and Convention Committee

Dear AFN Delegates and Convention Participants:   As you prepare to attend the 51st annual AFN Convention, the AFN Board of Directors Convention Committee would like you to be aware of several security-related developments.  Our number one priority is your safety.  AFN staff has … [Read more...]

AFN Convention Week At A Glance

AFN Convention begins Thursday.  Here are some very important pre-Convention events! Wednesday     AFN Tribal Leaders Conference October 18      Egan Convention Center, 555 W 5th Ave, Anchorage, … [Read more...]

2017 Annual AFN Convention Resolutions

Each year, members of the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) submit proposed resolutions, which are reviewed by AFN's Resolutions Committee and the AFN board of directors, and then introduced for consideration at AFN's annual Convention. Click here to … [Read more...]

2017 AFN Convention Agenda

The 2017 AFN Convention is around the corner, October 19-21 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage.  All the inspiring speeches, expert panels, sharing of stories, and discussion and voting on resolutions are listed in the agenda.   Click here for the full 2017 AFN Convention … [Read more...]

AFN Convention Photo Competition

Share your best photos or short videos on social media! Help us celebrate over a half century of unity and inspire the next century of progress for our peoples. TAG US ON SOCIAL MEDIA  Facebook: @nativefederation Instagram: @NativeFed Twitter: … [Read more...]

AFN Announces Keynote Speakers for 2017 Convention

The Alaska Federation of Natives is pleased to announce the selection of keynote speakers for its 2017 Convention, October 19-21, at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage, Alaska.    Lieutenant Colonel Wayne Don of the Alaska Army National Guard and Sergeant Jody Potts, Public Safety Director … [Read more...]

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Zinke Meets with AFN

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke met with the Alaska Federation of Natives and Alaska’s congressional delegation May 30 in Anchorage. “It was a very productive meeting,” said Julie Kitka, AFN President. “We emphasized that Alaska Native corporations, tribes and organizations are ready to … [Read more...]

AFN Selects 2017 Convention Theme

    The Alaska Federation of Natives, the state’s largest statewide Native organization, chose for its 2017 Convention theme a call for unity and social justice. At its February 21 meeting in Juneau, the AFN board of directors set in motion a number of convention directives that … [Read more...]