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AFN Convention speakers lament recent village suicides

...before joining forces with Walker in the gubernatorial election. Before Mallott took the podium Thursday, AFN president Julie Kitka introduced both him and Walker, reminding the audience that at this time last year conventioneers rallied around the...
Haida artists to lead AFN convention, speak on heroism in the homeland

...Foundation Artist Fellowship."AFN is pleased that Delores and Donald have accepted our invitation," AFN President Julie Kitka said. "Having these two keynote speakers is a way for AFN to showcase the actual sharing of our cultural traditions...
Keynote speakers come together for AFN 'Rise as One' theme

...encourage other companies to do the same in her speech, which she hopes can be kept rather informal.AFN President Julie Kitka wrote in a statement that the group is continually looking to include new voices within its community."There are...
AFN returns to Fairbanks

...annual Alaska Native gathering will be held in the Golden Heart City and just the fourth time overall. AFN President Julie Kitka said the organization's leaders are looking forward to what Fairbanks has to offer."AFN is very excited to be back...
Natives and urban representatives clash over a subsistence co-management system subsistence resources under a state system similar to the federal system which provides for regional councils. Julie Kitka, president of the Alaska Federation of Natives, said aboriginal groups aren't willing to give up benefits they already...
Civil rights committee issues report on racism in Alaska

...Six of the seven victims were Alaska Natives. The Alaska Federation of Natives requested the hearings. President Julie Kitka was not available for comment Wednesday. The report, titled ''Racism's Frontier: The Untold Story of Discrimination...
Miller's challenges face high hurdles was assuming that "rural Alaskans, and Alaska Natives in particular, don't know how to spell." He said they deserve more credit than AFN was willing to give. AFN Executive Director Julie Kitka did not return calls from the Empire.
Katie John appeal turns Natives against Knowles

...fought vigorously at the federal level. ''We'll do what we have to do to protect our rights in this state,'' said Julie Kitka, AFN president. Kitka said if Knowles doesn't back away from an appeal, the options include legal, political and...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...Asian Development Bank, there would be opportunities to look at all types of economic development, said AFN president Julie Kitka. ''Their mission is poverty reduction linked with economic growth,'' Kitka said. ''We believe that where they...


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