Convention Agenda & Updates

Agenda A draft agenda for the 2014 AFN Annual Convention is now available! Download a copy and check back for updates on the left menu of our Annual Convention pages of the AFN website (www.nativefederation.org/annual-convention) Quyana Alaska The lineups for Quyana Alaska I & II are out and … [Read more...]

4th Annual Elizabeth Peratrovich Legal Clinic

The 4th Annual Elizabeth Peratrovich Legal Clinic will be on Friday October, 24th from 10 am - 3 pm at the Dena'ina Center. Volunteer lawyers will be available to assist AFN Convention attendees with civil legal issues and simple wills. New for 2014, three regional corporations—CIRI, NANA, and … [Read more...]

3rd Annual AFN-NCAI Tribal Conference

Save the date and register early for the 3rd Annual AFN-NCAI Tribal Conference! Visit the Tribal Conference page under Annual Convention for more information.   … [Read more...]

Celebrate Subsistence

AFN is calling on you to help us celebrate the beauty of subsistence! Share a photo of yourself, your friends and your family members fishing, berry picking, hunting, you name it, and share it with AFN.WIN A ROUNDTRIP TICKET!Share your best photos and you may just be the luckywinner of a roundtrip … [Read more...]

2014 Annual AFN Convention Keynote Speakers

Anchorage, AK: AFN is pleased to announce that the 2014 Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Annual Convention keynote speakers are Miriam “Kaniak” Aarons and Mao Tosi.  The two will co-present this year’s keynote address on Thursday, October 23rd at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage, AK. “Miriam … [Read more...]

AFN Solicits Tech Bids for Convention

AFN has issued two RFPs for the 2014 AFN Convention at Dena'ina Center in Anchorage this October.  One is for broadcast production; the other is for lighting, sound and big screen projection services. If you know of a media production company or AV support company that would be interested in … [Read more...]

The AFN Convention: When Our Community Gathers

This short video is an introduction to the annual convention held by the Alaska Federation of Natives, Alaska's largest statewide Native organization. The 3-day meeting features reports from Alaska's Congressional delegation, Native leaders, expert panels and debate and discussion of the important … [Read more...]

2014 Annual AFN Convention Arts and Crafts applications are now available

Applications for the 2014 Alaska Native Customary Art Fair are now available. The Alaska Native Customary Art Fair is renown as one of the best places to find Alaska Native and American Indian artwork from cultures that are vital and rich with history, skill, tradition, adaptation, and … [Read more...]

2014 January and February President Report

The 2014 January and February President reports are now available for download. This edition covers 2014 AFN priorities, overview of the Subsistence Leadership Retreat, 2013 resolution follow-up, Voter Rights Act follow-up, and more. Mailed copies have been sent to AFN members, please feel free … [Read more...]

Healthy and Traditional Cooking!

Cooking healthy and traditional meals is a Native family value.  This was demonstrated clearly on the first afternoon of the 2013 AFN Convention during the "Traditional Native Family Values, Today" presentation.  Co-hosts Maija Lukin and Sam Towarak guided AFN delegates through a TV show-style … [Read more...]