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Haida artists to lead AFN convention, speak on heroism in the homeland

...Alaska Federation of Natives convention.The AFN Annual Convention is the largest annual...of any Native peoples. Each year, the AFN Convention draws between 4,000 to 5...Rasmuson Foundation Artist Fellowship."AFN is pleased that Delores and Donald have...
AFN returns to Fairbanks

...Heart City and just the fourth time overall. AFN President Julie Kitka said the organization's...looking forward to what Fairbanks has to offer."AFN is very excited to be back in Fairbanks. The AFN Convention in Fairbanks is very different than...
Keynote speakers come together for AFN 'Rise as One' theme

...thought in a million years I would ever be an AFN co-keynote speaker," said Aarons, 32...message and less about their uniqueness among AFN keynotes - Aarons for her age and Tosi for...the "Rise as One" theme of this year's AFN Convention.Aarons admits to already having...
What others say: AFN convention returns to Fairbanks

...the events, welcome visitors and help wherever needed.While AFN usually has held its convention in Anchorage, the let's enjoy the event and ensure it goes so well that AFN will be back for many years to come.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...
Former AFN president appointed to Permanent Fund board

...Trustees. She is a manager of community relations for Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., and spend 15 years working for the AFN. She was AFN president for seven years. Leask also serves on the boards of the Alaska Humanities Forum and Commonwealth North...
Retirement hasn't slowed down AFN Elder of the Year

...ways. ''It's been hard for me to get used to retirement life,'' he said. Nelson Angapak, executive vice president of AFN, said Frank was selected elder of the year because of his contributions to Alaska Natives. ''He's willing to sacrifice...
We can reap benefits from state elders' knowledge if we listen

...without the organization, which speaks louder than any other in addressing Native issues in Alaska. Mr. Wright was president of AFN in 1971, when he helped draft the landmark Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act signed into law by President Richard Nixon...
What others say: Digital learning initiative would improve access to education

...models, with an emphasis on middle and high school math and science classes.This project undoubtedly will be exciting to the AFN and rural communities, but it means no less to larger school districts. It means that the quality of education will increase...
ANILCA hearing focuses on subsistence values, challenges

...brought forward. Isaac's second project was for wildlife management on Ahtna land, in Southcentral.Worl, on behalf of AFN, also asked Congress to direct implementation of 2010 action items recommended in a review of the federal program, and supported...
Federal Subsistence Board under fire

...and to "preclude opportunistic abuse by sport, recreational, commercial or other personal use interests." The resolution stated that AFN will continue to address the issue with Alaska's congressional delegation until it is resolved.


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