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Alaska appeals court hears subsistence case

...briefs have been filed in the case by groups including the Association of Village Council Presidents and the Alaska Federation of Natives.During their Bethel trials last year, about two dozen fishermen argued they have a spiritual right to fish...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-28/alaska-appeals-court-hears-subsistence-
State
Alaska Native land-claims leader dies

...regional Native corporation. Wright died in Kenai, Doyon spokeswoman Lessa Peter said.Wright was head of the Alaska Federation of Natives in 1971 when then-President Richard Nixon signed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act into law, the Fairbanks...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-13/alaska-native-land-claims-leader-dies
State
Gov. Parnell calls Fleener comments 'tall tale'

...anniversary," Sharon Leighow, Parnell's press secretary, said. "Further, the governor informed the Alaska Federation of Natives Board of Directors of his absence when they met with the governor in early May." Parnell also expressed his...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-20/gov-parnell-calls-fleener-comments-tall
State
Education a sticking point as session ends

...had expected it to be attached to a budget bill.Groups like the parent-supported Great Alaska Schools, Alaska Federation of Natives and NEA-Alaska called for an increase in funding through the formula over what the House proposed, as a...

http://juneauempire.com/weddings/2014-04-21/education-sticking-point-session-end
State | AK legislature
Alaska Senate forum turns to subsistence

...victory for rural Alaskans who rely on hunting and fishing or subsistence. The decision was praised by the Alaska Federation of Natives and by Begich, who opposed the state lawsuit.Moderator Sarah Lukin asked Treadwell and Sullivan what they...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-03/alaska-senate-forum-turns-subsistence
State | AK legislature
Parnell handles range of questions in online town hall

...would not be just a "one-time shot," he said.Groups like the parent-supported Great Alaska Schools, Alaska Federation of Natives and NEA-Alaska, a major teachers' union, have called for a bigger boost in the base student allocation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/parnell-handles-range-questions-online-
State | AK legislature
Katie John ruling wins Native leaders' approval

...are very pleased with the Supreme Court's wise decision to uphold the rulings of the lower courts," The Alaska Federation of Natives Co-Chair Tara Sweeney said in a statement. "This is not only a victory for Katie John and her family...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-01/katie-john-ruling-wins-native-leaders-a
Local
Honoring artistic Alaskans

...place in Juneau for the first time in over a decade. After being held for many years in conjunction with the Alaska Federation of Natives annual convention in Anchorage or Fairbanks in October, Juneau will again serve as the venue for this important...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-13/honoring-artistic-alaskans
Opinion
Overfishing charges reinstated against Kookesh, others

...its resources for future generations," Attorney General Michael Geraghty said in a Nov. 4 statement.The Alaska Federation of Natives has intervened in the case and is currently drafting a response that is due by Jan. 21. AFN leadership has...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-29/overfishing-charges-reinstated-against-
State
Letter: I'm one of 40,000

...Association, Alaska Chamber of Commerce, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Alaska Federation of Natives, Anchorage NAACP, and Anchorage Faith and Action/Congregations Together. We all want Gov. Parnell to...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2013-12-16/letter-im-one-40000
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