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Longtime teacher given top AFN award

...the organization's Citizen of the Year award Friday. AFN's Citizen of the Year, Elder of the Year and Denali...bestows. Two people from Southeast Alaska were also given AFN awards.AFN President Julie Kitka said Mallott embodies traditional...
AFN Announces Honoring Our Children Day

...of Natives' announced April 26 as Honoring Our Children Day. AFN and its members issued this statewide invitation for collaborative...our children and their importance to our communities," said AFN President Julie Kitka.Visit
Convention theme extends beyond AFN

...committee chairman Edward Thomas said the AFN chose "Strength in Unity" as its theme...hit predominantly Native villages hard.AFN's convention always has been a unifying...strengthen unity.In sync with its theme, AFN will hold sessions on Native relations with...
Board names 2014 AFN theme, dates

...unity in the Native Community," said Sheri Buretta, Chair of the AFN Convention Committee. "Rise As One is all about coming together...broadcast live on statewide television and webcast as well," AFN Board Co-Chair Tara Sweeney said.
Empire Editorial: AFN: Could we handle it? Would we want to?

...convention - but we can't.The annual AFN convention regularly draws crowds of 4...Fairbanks this year Oct. 24-26. But having AFN in Juneau would increase access for tribal...and Centennial Hall we could handle the AFN attendees - as long as they don't want...
Alaska Federation of Natives undergoes changes

...major changes to its bylaws and governance, AFN President Julie Kitka announced Thursday...organizations threatened last year to withhold their AFN dues if changes to the organizations structure...and continuously evolve the structure of AFN, our primary objective is to do everything...
Alaska Federation of Natives undergoes restructuring

...major changes to its bylaws and governance, AFN President Julie Kitka announced Thursday...and continuously evolve the structure of AFN, our primary objective is to do everything...Kitka said, is subsistence.Last month, AFN representatives traveled to Washington D...
Alaska Federation of Natives gathering grows

...Fairbanks throughout the week. For the latest AFN news visit us online at www.juneauempire...planning company has also gotten into the AFN-week mix by hosting a for-profit two-day...symposium just ahead of the convention.The AFN was formed in 1966 to represent Alaska Natives...
Katie John ruling wins Native leaders' approval

...times of shortage for rural Alaskans.The AFN viewed the lawsuit as an assault on subsistence...and gathering to feed their families," AFN Co-Chair Ana Hoffman said. "We are very...state's subsistence management problem."AFN President Julie Kitka said the organization...
AFN to be held in Fairbanks in 2013

...We're very pleased about the announcement," said AFN President Julie Kitka. "AFN 2013 will be all about bringing the community's big event to the heart of Alaska."Each year, the AFN Convention attracts nearly 4,000 delegates and attendees...


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