Alaska Federation of Natives Opposes SJR 21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 3, 2014 CONTACT Benjamin Mallott - 907.263.1308 bmallott@nativefederation.org   Alaska Federation of Natives Opposes SJR 21 Anchorage, AK – On Tuesday, February 25, 2014, the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) passed a resolution opposing Alaska State … [Read more...]

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...]

RAHI application deadline is March 1!

The Rural Alaska Honors Institute (RAHI) application deadline is March 1. RAHI is a 6-week, all expense-paid, college preparatory program for rural and Alaska Native high school juniors and seniors. This is a great opportunity to earn 8-10 college credits and make lifelong friends. Click here … [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...]

AFN Honors Native Educators Gordon Pullar and Miranda Wright

The Alaska Federation of Natives honored longtime educators Gordon L. Pullar  and Miranda Wright during a recent community reception hosted by the Sealaska Corporation in Juneau.  Pullar, Kodiak Island Sugpiaq, is a UAF Associate Professor who was instrumental in the design and implementation of … [Read more...]

NCAI YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES

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...]

House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Takes Up Gull Egg Legislation

Washington, D.C. – Alaskan Congressman Don Young, Chairman of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs, today convened a legislative hearing to consider H.R. 3110, the Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act, which would create a subsistence gull egg harvest in … [Read more...]

Subsistence Defense Fund – Text to Give!

Subsistence is the foundation of all Alaska Native cultures. It is the mainstay of food security in rural Alaska. It is under attack and we must work together to protect it. This fight needs funding. It will take hundreds of thousands of dollars to achieve our goals. We need your help. Together, … [Read more...]

NCAI, NARF, And AFN Honor MLK, Jr. Day By Continuing To Fight For Full Voting Rights For All Native People

  WASHINGTON, DC – As the nation honors the life and works of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), the Native American Rights Fund (NARF), and the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) know there is still a great deal of work to be done to ensure that … [Read more...]