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Sullivan holds election day lead over Begich

...the 1990s, touted his family's ties to Alaska. His wife is from here and his mother-in-law has been an Alaska Native leader. He also noted his work on energy and national security issues and efforts to combat sexual assault and domestic violence...
French to run for lieutenant governor

...late Tuesday and confirmed it in an interview Wednesday with The Associated Press.He said he will support Alaska Native leader Byron Mallott as the Democratic candidate for governor.French, who unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination...
We can reap benefits from state elders' knowledge if we listen when an elder or a state leader passes. Such an occurrence took place earlier this month with the death of Native leader Don Wright, who was a prominent figure both in state politics and Native affairs for more than half of his 84 years...
AFN returns to Fairbanks

...several executive roles with Alaska Native corporation Calista from 1980 to 1988."Nelson Angapak is a well-respected Native leader of immense talent and strong character. He has served the Native people with honesty and with integrity." Kitka...
2014 Alaska Forecast: Gov, Senate stir political winds

...from a three-way race where his opponents may split votes while he enjoys a consolidated base.Mallott, an Alaska Native leader from Southeast, is likely to draw heavy support in rural Alaska. Parnell's support in rural areas, on the other...
Tribe loses Fred John Sr., Native leader and husband of Katie John

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- The last traditional chief of the Mentasta Tribe is dead. Fred John Sr. died Sunday in Fairbanks. He was believed to be 91.
Driver sentenced in death of Native leader

JUNEAU (AP) -- The man who caused the death of a Juneau Native leader in a car crash will serve six to 12 months in jail if a plea agreement worked out with prosecutors is accepted by a Superior Court...
Morris Thompson buried at Tanana

TANANA (AP) -- On a high riverbank overlooking the confluence of the Tanana and Yukon rivers Native leader Morris Thompson was laid to final rest Saturday afternoon, three miles upriver from his boyhood home of Tanana. Gospel singing...
Knowles names Joseph to head fishery disaster response deputy commissioner in the state Department of Community and Economic Development. She is a long-time Interior Native leader and a former assistant professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Knowles has declared a disaster emergency...
Native Youth Leaders visit Juneau

...leaders and youth from around the state. The students are filming a video that will help illustrate the qualities of a Native leader that they will show at schools around the Kenai Peninsula to generate interest in the organization. For more information...


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