AFN releases “Rise As One” – a short video featuring highlights of 2014 Convention

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Convention highlight: the first ever on-stage marriage proposal during Quyana Alaska!

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Happy Thanksgiving! AFN Convention on 360 North

The 2014 AFN Convention and Quyana Alaska will be rebroadcast in its entirety over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend on 360 North. Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 Convention: 8:30 am to 5 pm Quyana Alaska: 8 pm to midnight Saturday, Nov. 29 Convention: 8:30 am to 4 pm … [Read more...]

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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...]