AFN Hires and Promotes Staff

Anchorage,AK – The Alaska Federation of Natives has made several changes to its staff.  AFN hired Nicole Borromeo as General Counsel in February 2014.  Ms. Borromeo, a Doyon shareholder, holds a Bachelors degree from the University of Alaska-Anchorage, and a Juris Doctorate degree from the … [Read more...]

First Alaskans Institute to Hold Information Session for the 2014 Summer Internship program.

First Alaskans Institute (FAI) will hold an information session for those interested in the 2014 Summer Internship program.   To learn how you can be involved in the development of the next generation of Native leadership, join FAI on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at 3 PM via teleconference or in … [Read more...]


National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) has announced many opportunities for youth internships and fellowships.  Please feel free to share with friends who may be interested.   NATIONAL NATIVE YOUTH CABINET Applications Due March 1st 42% of the American Indian & Alaska Native … [Read more...]

Congressman Don Young Seeks To Add a Subsistence Representative to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council

  As part of the pending changes during the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, Congressman Don Young is looking to add a subsistence representative on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. The act provides the basis for federal fisheries management throughout the … [Read more...]

Affordable Care Act and You

In her informative presentation at last October’s AFN Convention, Valerie Davidson, Senior Director of Legal and Inter-governmental Affairs at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, explained what the Affordable Care Act means to Alaska Natives and discussed health care reform … [Read more...]

Powerful testimony in AFN Convention Subsistence Report

During a key subsistence report at the 2013 AFN Convention, Native leaders stressed the vital importance of customary and traditional fishing and hunting across Alaska and asserted Alaska Native families' rights to food security. "A few years ago, our fish camps were vibrant and lively with … [Read more...]

2013 sponsors 8/27/2013

Denali Katmai   Susitna                                                                                               Taku Bering Straits Native Corporation Fairbanks … [Read more...]

WATCH: Hundreds bid aloha to Sen. Inouye at Punchbowl memorial service

Hundreds bid aloha to Sen. Inouye at Punchbowl memorial service Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - About a thousand people, from President Obama and members of Congress to World War II veterans and everyday citizens, gathered at the National Memorial Cemetery of the … [Read more...]

Watch AVCP’s 2012 Special Convention on the State of Our Salmon, Jan. 10th & 11th on 360 North

AVCP's March 2012 special convention on the State of Our Salmon, filmed by KYUK will air on the public television program 360 North January 10th and 11th from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For three days, representatives from many tribes and many different agencies discussed the concern of the declining … [Read more...]