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AFN Continues Work On Protecting Voting Rights

As Alaskans await the final results of the 2014 election, and the analysis to follow, AFN is looking ahead to what President Julie Kitka said in an October 31 press conference was “unfinished business.” “The work on national legislation will continue,” Kitka said. “Our partnership with the U.S. … [Read more...]

Proposal for a new Native Youth Initiative

The U.S. Department of Education is planning a new program called the Native Youth Initiative.  Below is some information about the proposed initiative. Comments were solicited between October 10 and November 1 through the e-mail address tribalconsultation@ed.gov. Comments will also be welcomed … [Read more...]

Message from President Obama

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Post 2014 Annual AFN Convention Press Conference

Anchorage, AK: At a press conference today, the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) discussed the recent endorsement of Senator Begich and the Walker/Mallott unity ticket.  The press conference opened with AFN President Julie Kitka and AFN Co-Chair Ana Hoffman with an overview of highlights from the … [Read more...]

2014 Annual AFN Convention workshops

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2014 Annual AFN Convention Resolutions

The resolutions for consideration by the delegates of the 2014 Annual AFN Convention are now available for download.  Please feel free to print and bring them to the Dean'ina Center with you.   You may download the AFN resolution policies here.     … [Read more...]

AFN release 2014 election voting guide

Anchorage, AK: The Alaska Federation of Natives announced today the release of its 2014 Voting Guide. The guide includes a comprehensive questionnaire for the two leading gubernatorial and U.S. Senate candidates. The 28-page document will be printed and distributed to AFN delegates attending next … [Read more...]

AFN Convention live coverage includes TV and webstreaming

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Arctic Currents, a year and life of an Arctic Bowhead to premiere at AFN

The animated film, Arctic Currents: A Year in the Life of the Bowhead Whale, tells the story of the annual migration of the bowhead whale in the Bering, Beaufort, and Chukchi Seas. The story takes its basic narrative and title from the 2013 calendar edited by Steve Okkonen, A Year in the Life of … [Read more...]