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Keynote speakers come together for AFN 'Rise as One' theme

A horrific crime brought Miriam Aarons and Mao Tosi together. On Oct. 23, the pair of community organizers will share a message of collaboration as co-keynote speakers at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention in Anchorage.
Parnell, Walker outline views on Alaska Native issues

...independent challenger Bill Walker weighed in on various issues Friday during a candidate forum at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention in Anchorage. Parnell told the audience that his administration has worked hard on improving education...
Letters to the editor

Once again we have senator Murkowski talking as though she actually knows about the subject she is addressing.
What others say: Convention brings strong opinions

The 2013 Alaska Federation of Natives Convention was a time not just to have fun, visit and learn. It was also a forum to express opinions. Each year, the convention process...
AFN returns to Fairbanks

The Alaska Federation of Natives Convention is back in Fairbanks.It will be the first time since 2010 that the annual Alaska Native gathering will be held in the Golden...
What others say: AFN convention returns to Fairbanks

The population of Fairbanks will grow by thousands of people this week as a multi-year effort culminates in the 2013 Alaska Federation of Natives Convention. It will be quite a gathering, one celebrated and enjoyed on many levels.
Federal Subsistence Board under fire

...subsistence priority became talking points for Alaska Native leaders and Alaska's senators during the Alaska Federation of Natives convention.Saxman has about 400 people and is located just a few miles down the road from Ketchikan.In 2006...
Ex-engineer now lives artist's life

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- When Ed Mighell walked away from his career as an engineer, he gave up a lot: a high salary, a Jeep Cherokee and even his marriage.
KPC student union actively promoting their agenda to the public

...traditional Native Alaskan dancing. For the last 12 years he has helped organize dance events at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention and the UAF Festival of Native Arts. ?I served on the AFN public relations committee and enjoyed organizing...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

ANCHORAGE (AP) Indigenous people in Asian and Pacific nations have much to learn from Alaska Natives in reducing poverty and establishing firm economies, according to a retired Pacific Rim executive.


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