2013 Convention Media Alert: AFN 2013 Awards

AFN Convention Update AFN 2013 Awards Honor Native Leaders 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 honorees (scroll to the bottom of the page for brief overviews of each … [Read more...]

2013 Convention Media Alert: AFN Highlights Subsistence Strategy, Demonstration Projects

AFN Convention Update AFN Highlights Subsistence Strategy, Demonstration Projects FAIRBANKS, AK - Day two of the AFN Convention yesterday closed with an impactful report on Subsistence. Dr. Rosita Worl, Chair, AFN Subsistence Committee yesterday provided a compelling briefing and status report, … [Read more...]

Ana Hoffman and Tara Sweeney Elected AFN Co-Chairs

AFN Convention Update Ana Hoffman and Tara Sweeney Elected AFN Co-Chairs FAIRBANKS, AK - AFN's membership this morning voted in two new co-chairs of the organization's board of directors: Ana Hoffman - CEO, Bethel Native Corporation Tara Sweeney - Senior Vice President of External Affairs, … [Read more...]

2013 Convention Media Alert: New 2014 Journalism Initiatives Announced

AFN Convention Update New 2014 Journalism Initiatives Announced FAIRBANKS, AK - The Alaska Dispatch joined the Alaska Federation of Natives today in announcing three exciting new 2014 journalism initiatives focused on expanding the ranks and amplifying the stories of Alaska Natives in the news … [Read more...]

2013 Convention Media Alert: Co-Chair Nominees, New Policy Announced

AFN Convention Update Four Nominees for the Position of AFN Co-Chair Announced FAIRBANKS, AK - Four members of the AFN board of directors have been nominated for the position of co-chair: Ralph Andersen - Current AFN Co-Chair and CEO, Bristol Bay Native Association Ana Hoffman - CEO, Bethel … [Read more...]

2013 Convention Media Alert: Keynote & President’s Address

AFN Convention Update Keynote and President's Address Resounding Calls for Unity Based on Values FAIRBANKS, AK - This morning's plenary addresses made a resounding call for unity within the Native community and beyond. New and deepening partnerships within the Native Community, the state of Alaska … [Read more...]

2013 Resolutions for Consideration

The 2013 Annual AFN Convention resolutions for consideration of delegates is now available online.  Click here to download a pdf of the 2013 resolutions for consideration To view the press release please click here. … [Read more...]

2013 Election of Co-Chairs

Summary How to Nominate Candidates in 2013 Nomination of co-chair candidates is on the agenda on Thursday from  1:40 to 1:45 p.m. We ask that you go to a microphone at that time to nominate a candidate or candidates. If you aren’t available at that time,  you may go to a microphone between … [Read more...]

Begich to Host Discussion on Rural Food Security Challenges Facing Alaska Native Families and Communities

U.S. Senator Mark Begich will hold public discussions on issues critical to the Alaska Native community including a listening session on the Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization and a Senate Indian Affairs field hearing on food security during his visit to Fairbanks for the Alaska Federation of … [Read more...]

New AFN workshop, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Please join Mr. Paul Mussenden, Interior Deputy Assistant Secretary for Natural Resources Revenue, for a discussion on U.S. implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, and its relevance to Alaska Native communities.  The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative … [Read more...]