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

...master carver Donald Varnell, will represent Southeast Alaska as keynote speakers during this year's Alaska Federation of Natives convention.The AFN Annual Convention is the largest annual gathering in the United States of any Native peoples...
Keynote speakers come together for AFN 'Rise as One' theme

...the pair of community organizers will share a message of collaboration as co-keynote speakers at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention in Anchorage."I never thought in a million years I would ever be an AFN co-keynote speaker," said...
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...
Ex-engineer now lives artist's life

...season, at craft fairs, weekend markets or at the Alaska Native Heritage Center, the museum or at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention. His tiles range in price depending on the size and the process it takes to make them, but they range...
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

...anti-salmon! Begich and Sullivan have also faced salmon fueled debates. Recently, they faced off at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention, when asked if they supported the development of the Pebble Mine, Begich answered no, while Sullivan's...
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

...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. Fairbanks residents should...
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...
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...


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