AFN Applauds Interior’s Approval of Land-into-Trust Application

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s decision to place the land owned by the Craig Tribal Association into federal Indian trust status is an important milestone for the tribes of Alaska and reflects AFN’s long-standing policy on Indian Country and land-into-trust issues. “Congratulations to the … [Read more...]

White House Action on Alaskan Arctic Resilience Elevates the Voice of Alaska Native Tribes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9, 2016 CONTACT Jeffry Silverman - 907.263.1304 jsilverman@nativefederation.org   White House Action on Alaskan Arctic Resilience Elevates the Voice of Alaska Native Tribes   AFN supports President Obama’s creation of the Northern Bering … [Read more...]

AFN Applauds Ahtna Region and US Department of Interior Historic Cooperative Management Agreement

U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Deputy Secretary Michael Connor signed an agreement today to create a cooperative management demonstration project with the Ahtna Intertribal Resource Commission (AITRC). The agreement formalizes the subsistence wildlife management partnership between the DOI … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Weekend: Watch 2016 AFN Convention Re-Broadcast

AFN CONVENTION AND QUYANA ON 360 NORTH -- STATEWIDE PUBLIC TV   AFN Convention Day One      Thursday, November 24   9 am Quyana Alaska Night One      Thursday, November 24    7 pm AFN Convention Day … [Read more...]

Election Day is next Tuesday, November 8 — Are You With Us?

Your voice is your vote.  Your vote is your voice.  Watch AFN's RUwithUS short video and then head to the polls! https://vimeo.com/186195396   … [Read more...]

AFN 2016 President’s Award Honorees

FAIRBANKS, AK - Every year AFN honors those who have made outstanding contributions to their families and the Native community. Please read on for a list of this year's AFN President's Awards honorees (scroll to the bottom of the page for brief overviews of each award and 2016 … [Read more...]

AFN Endorses Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE AFN BOARD’S ENDORSEMENT OF HILLARY CLINTON Yesterday the Alaska Federation of Natives board of directors voted to endorse Hillary Clinton for U.S. President, a first in the organization’s half-century of giving voice to the Alaska Native community’s cultural, economic, and … [Read more...]

2016 AFN Resolutions – Draft

Click here to download a PDF of AFN's 2016 Draft Resolutions. … [Read more...]

2016 AFN Convention Live Television Broadcast and Webcast

View AFN PSA 1 View AFN PSA 2 2016 AFN Convention Live Broadcast/Webcast Dates & Times Broadcast on GCI “907” Channel, ARCS and 360 North Thursday & Friday, October 20 & 21 9 am to 5 pm (plenary session) 7 pm to 11 pm (Quyana cultural performances) Saturday, October 22 9 am to 4 … [Read more...]

2016 Annual AFN Convention Workshops and Events

AFN is proud to announce the many workshops, listening sessions, consultations, fields hearings, and other events happening during the 2016 Annual AFN Convention in Fairbanks, Alaska. Rooms and times are subject to change without notice. Download the AFN App for the latest information and … [Read more...]