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


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...]

How to have a successful energy project

The Alaska Energy Authority is hosting a special AFN workshop to provide an overview of how to start and complete an energy project in rural Alaska; including Feasibility, Conceptual Design, Design, Construction and Project Close-Out.  AEA’s goal is to get good projects in the door for evaluation … [Read more...]

Convention Agenda & Updates

Agenda A draft agenda for the 2014 AFN Annual Convention is now available! Download a copy and check back for updates on the left menu of our Annual Convention pages of the AFN website (www.nativefederation.org/annual-convention) Quyana Alaska The lineups for Quyana Alaska I & II are out and … [Read more...]

4th Annual Elizabeth Peratrovich Legal Clinic

The 4th Annual Elizabeth Peratrovich Legal Clinic will be on Friday October, 24th from 10 am - 3 pm at the Dena'ina Center. Volunteer lawyers will be available to assist AFN Convention attendees with civil legal issues and simple wills. New for 2014, three regional corporations—CIRI, NANA, and … [Read more...]

AFN releases new non-partisan Get Out The Vote TV PSAs

Watch the PSAs in our Video Gallery page!   … [Read more...]

Alaska Supreme Court decision effectively blocks Alaska Native families from asserting their rights under the Indian Child Welfare Act

Anchorage, AK: On September 12, 2014, the Alaska Supreme Court issued a decision that will effectively bar most Alaska Native families from asserting their rights under the Indian Child Welfare Act and in doing so will increase the number of Native children severed from their families and their … [Read more...]