AFN Applauds the State for Passing Criminal Justice Reform

  AFN would like to express its sincere gratitude to the members of the Alaska State Senate and House for passing Senate Bill 91, to Governor Bill Walker for signing it into law, and especially to all those in the public and private sector who worked so hard to make criminal justice reform a … [Read more...]

2016 AFN Convention Delegate Packet Available Now

The Alaska Federation of Natives convention delegate information packet is use by AFN member organizations only. The 2016 AFN Convention Delegate Packet includes: Registration Forms, Resolutions, President’s Awards Nominations, Travel Discounts and More! CLICK HERE FOR THE DELEGATE PACKET FOR … [Read more...]

Native Leaders Emil Notti and Megan Alvanna-Stimpfle to deliver the keynote address at the 50th Annual AFN Convention

The AFN board of directors has selected Emil Notti (Athabascan) and Megan Alvanna-Stimpfle (Inupiaq) to deliver the keynote address to the delegates, participants and observers of the 50th Anniversary of the Annual Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Convention on the first day of the three-day … [Read more...]

Support Justice Reform

Click on the image below to open up a new tab with links to the Senators' emails. To read AFN's commentary on criminal justice reform, published in the Alaska Dispatch News, click here. … [Read more...]

Help AFN support Senate Bill 91/HB 205 for Criminal Justice Reform

Please join AFN in pushing back against amendments that will unnecessarily reduce its impact and effectiveness on SB 91/HB 205 and testify today at 1:30 PM. When:  Friday, Mar. 18th at 1:30 p.m. Call-in number:  1 (844) 586-9085 Room number:  Beltz hearing room 105 Live video stream:  … [Read more...]

Help AFN support SB 91 and criminal justice reform

Support SB 91 for criminal justice reform. A disproportionately high number of Alaska Natives are imprisoned or on probation. SB 91 is a comprehensive bill to reform criminal justice in Alaska. It would adjust sentences and other aspects of the justice system to promote justice while reducing … [Read more...]

AFN Announces the 2016 Annual AFN Convention Theme

At the quarterly Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) board meeting on December 10, the AFN board of directors selected “50 Years: Reflect, Refresh, Renew” as the theme for the 2016 annual convention in Fairbanks, October 20, 21, 22. The theme reflects the challenges, innovations and successes … [Read more...]

AFN Rescinds Glenn Godfrey Law Enforcement Award given to Brent Norton

On December 10, the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Board of Directors voted to rescind the Glenn Godfrey Law Enforcement Award given to Brent Norton at the 2015 Annual AFN Convention.  The Board made the decision after finding out about felony charges recently filed against Mr. Norton.  “The … [Read more...]

Quyana to our 2015 Convention sponsors! We couldn’t do it without you!

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Heroes In from 2015 Convention

In keeping with the convention theme, Heroes In Our Homeland, AFN TV host Sharon McConnell and reporter Anna Sattler interviewed AFN delegates about the heroes in their lives. Click here to go to AFN Video Gallery   … [Read more...]