NEW PRESIDENT’S AWARD

Last month in Kotzebue, the AFN board formally announced a new President’s Award that will debut at this year’s Convention. The GIN’TITH (RICHARD FRANK) MILITARY SERVICE AWARD will recognize an Alaska Native who demonstrates a strong commitment and willingness to serve in the U. S. Armed Forces in … [Read more...]

Keynote Speaker and Theme for 2013

  The Board of Directors of Alaska Federation of Natives officially decided  in the February 2013 board meeting the 2013 AFN Convention, slated for October 24th through the 26th at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks, Alaska will focus on ”Traditional Family Values.” “This year’s Convention theme … [Read more...]

2013 Convention will be in Fairbanks

The Alaska Federations of Natives (AFN) Board of Directors voted December 6th to take the state’s largest gathering of Native peoples to Fairbanks, Alaska in 2013. The 2013 AFN Annual Convention will take place October 24th, 25th and 26th.  See the AFN2013 Fairbanks Press Release. … [Read more...]

2012 Annual Convention Evaluation

Help us prepare for next year's AFN Annual Convention!  If you participated in the 2012 AFN Annual Convention in person, online, or watched the live broadcast, we want to hear from you.  Your feedback will help us as we prepare for next October in Fairbanks.  An online version of the survey is on … [Read more...]

Murkowski to Chair Education Hearing at 2012 AFN Convention

The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) announces today that U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski will chair a U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee field hearing on Alaska Native education during the 2012 AFN Annual Convention. Witnesses, invited by Senator Murkowski to testify on … [Read more...]

Akaka and Washburn to Attend 2012 AFN Convention

The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) announces today that U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka and Assistant Interior Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn will be special guests at the 2012 AFN Annual Convention, and give special plenary session addresses. The 2012 Convention will be held October … [Read more...]

2012 Convention to Highlight “Success Beyond Barriers”

The Alaska Federation of Natives Convention Committee officially announced today that the 2012 AFN Convention, slated for October 18th through the 20th at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage, will focus on ”Success Beyond Barriers.” “This year's Convention theme recognizes our Native communities' … [Read more...]

AFN Announces 2012 Convention in Anchorage

The Alaska Federation of Natives Board of Directors announced that the 2012 Convention will be held in the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage from October 18‐20. The full AFN Board voted to pass the recommendation. The AFN Convention is the largest representative annual gathering … [Read more...]

Native Leaders Gather In Anchorage For 2011 AFN Convention

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski to be honored at banquet Alaska Natives from across the state will gather today at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage for the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Annual Convention. This year’s AFN Convention will boast a wide array of dynamic speakers, from government … [Read more...]

AFN Announces President’s Awards Honor Luncheon

October 22 at the Egan Center in Anchorage The Alaska Federation of Natives Board of Directors announced today that one of AFN’s most popular annual events will take the spotlight in its very own venue – the first annual President’s Awards Honor Luncheon will take place on Friday, October 22 in the … [Read more...]