AFN Endorses Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE AFN BOARD’S ENDORSEMENT OF HILLARY CLINTON Yesterday the Alaska Federation of Natives board of directors voted to endorse Hillary Clinton for U.S. President, a first in the organization’s half-century of giving voice to the Alaska Native community’s cultural, economic, and … [Read more...]

2016 AFN Resolutions – Draft

Click here to download a PDF of AFN's 2016 Draft Resolutions. … [Read more...]

2016 AFN Convention Live Television Broadcast and Webcast

View AFN PSA 1 View AFN PSA 2 2016 AFN Convention Live Broadcast/Webcast Dates & Times Broadcast on GCI “907” Channel, ARCS and 360 North Thursday & Friday, October 20 & 21 9 am to 5 pm (plenary session) 7 pm to 11 pm (Quyana cultural performances) Saturday, October 22 9 am to 4 … [Read more...]

2016 Annual AFN Convention Workshops and Events

AFN is proud to announce the many workshops, listening sessions, consultations, fields hearings, and other events happening during the 2016 Annual AFN Convention in Fairbanks, Alaska. Rooms and times are subject to change without notice. Download the AFN App for the latest information and … [Read more...]

2016 AFN Voter Guide

Anchorage, AK: The Alaska Federation of Natives announced today the release of its 2016 Voting Guide. The guide includes a comprehensive questionnaire for the U.S. Senate candidates and House candidates. The voter guide will be printed and distributed to AFN delegates attending next week’s AFN … [Read more...]

AFN Convention Live Television and Webstream Coverage

Statewide Television Broadcast on GCI “907” Channel, ARCS and 360 North  Thursday & Friday, October 20 & 21 9 am to 5 pm (plenary session) 7 pm to 11 pm (Quyana cultural performances) Saturday, October 22 9 am to 4 pm (plenary session)   Webcast and Chatroom at … [Read more...]

2016 Annual AFN Convention Draft Agenda

Click here for the 2016 Annual AFN Convention preliminary agenda. Final agenda times and events may change, please check back for updates and download the AFN app for the latest information. … [Read more...]

Save The Date! AFN/NCAI Tribal Conference — Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The Alaska Federation of Natives and the National Congress of American Indians are pleased to announce that the 5th Annual Tribal Conference: Strengthening Alaska Through Tribal Self-Determination will be held on October 19, 2016 in Fairbanks, Alaska. Tribal leaders, tribal administrators, tribal … [Read more...]

Revered Native leader and decorated veteran Maj. Gen. John Schaeffer passes

Our heartfelt condolences to the family of Major General John"Qipqina" Schaeffer, who died on August 29.  His distinguished career of service to Alaska Native peoples and all Alaskans stretched from land claims to leadership of NANA Regional Corporation, the Northwest Arctic Borough, and AFN. The … [Read more...]

AFN Joins the Governor for Signing Ceremony of House Bill 200 Protecting Alaska’s Foster Children

  “Tsinaen, Qagassakung, thank you Governor Bill Walker for understanding and advocating for the preservation of our Alaska Native families,” AFN Co-Chair Ana Hoffman said at the ceremony, “and knowing that through this law, all of our nieces and nephews, cousins and grandchildren will have … [Read more...]