Healthy and Traditional Cooking!

Cooking healthy and traditional meals is a Native family value.  This was demonstrated clearly on the first afternoon of the 2013 AFN Convention during the "Traditional Native Family Values, Today" presentation.  Co-hosts Maija Lukin and Sam Towarak guided AFN delegates through a TV show-style … [Read more...]

Murkowski to Chair Education Hearing at 2012 AFN Convention

The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) announces today that U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski will chair a U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee field hearing on Alaska Native education during the 2012 AFN Annual Convention. Witnesses, invited by Senator Murkowski to testify on … [Read more...]

Akaka and Washburn to Attend 2012 AFN Convention

The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) announces today that U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka and Assistant Interior Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn will be special guests at the 2012 AFN Annual Convention, and give special plenary session addresses. The 2012 Convention will be held October … [Read more...]

2012 Convention to Highlight “Success Beyond Barriers”

The Alaska Federation of Natives Convention Committee officially announced today that the 2012 AFN Convention, slated for October 18th through the 20th at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage, will focus on ”Success Beyond Barriers.” “This year's Convention theme recognizes our Native communities' … [Read more...]

AFN Announces 2012 Convention in Anchorage

The Alaska Federation of Natives Board of Directors announced that the 2012 Convention will be held in the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage from October 18‐20. The full AFN Board voted to pass the recommendation. The AFN Convention is the largest representative annual gathering … [Read more...]

Native Leaders Gather In Anchorage For 2011 AFN Convention

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski to be honored at banquet Alaska Natives from across the state will gather today at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage for the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Annual Convention. This year’s AFN Convention will boast a wide array of dynamic speakers, from government … [Read more...]

John Quniaq Baker to Address AFN Convention

2011 Iditarod Winner to Speak at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage The Alaska Federation of Natives Board of Directors announced today that Alaska Native Iditarod winner John Quniaq Baker will deliver the 2011 AFN Convention keynote address. "Everyone here at AFN is very excited about John’s … [Read more...]

AFN Announces 2011 Convention Focus on Unity

October 21-23 at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage The Alaska Federation of Natives Board of Directors announced yesterday that the 2011 convention, slated to run from October 20-22 at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage, will focus on "Strength in Unity." "This year’s convention theme is a very … [Read more...]