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Interior Secretary Jewell visits eroding village

...that's part of what I'm on this trip to learn about."She also planned to attend a retreat sponsored by the Alaska Federation of Natives, the state's largest Alaska Native organization.Kivalina residents have moved bodies from the village...
State | AK legislature
Jewell meeting, Murkowski speech things to watch for

...three things to watch this week: Meeting JewellA group of lawmakers is scheduled to be in Kotzebue for an Alaska Federation of Natives leadership gathering and meeting with Jewell. Those going hope to impress upon Jewell the impact that federal...
State | AK legislature
Southeast lawmakers talk budget and different words

...with some difficulty but was signed into law by former Gov. Sean Parnell during an emotional ceremony at the Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Convention in October.That legislation "was designed to right a symbolic wrong (and to prove) that...
State | Local | AK legislature
AFN president's criticism of Parnell unwarranted

At the top of each of our Native/Tribal values is "Respect." Our governor no sooner stepped off the Alaska Federation of Natives stage following his address to the AFN when our AFN president started criticizing him for not working with...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up to AFN, thumbs down to stealing from a church's homemade donation box and the cash it contained.Thumbs up to the Southeast Alaskans who traveled to the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in Anchorage. The conference ended last week, and among the attendees were the Yees Ku Oo...
Photo: AFN 2014: Convention Song

...and her children sing Christian songs in the lobby of the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center during the Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Convention in Anchorage on Friday. The family has been singing at the convention for 14 years. The...
AFN 2014: From regalia to couture

...couture line, Indigenous Princess, was born."I love seal skin," she said while running her booth at the Alaska Federation of Natives Arts and Crafts Fair in Anchorage.She said she wanted to find a way to always have a little bit of seal skin...
State | Local | Art
Federal government to bring indoor plumbing to remote village

...during an interview in Anchorage, where he and other Akiachak representatives traveled to attend the annual Alaska Federation of Natives convention this week.He looks forward to the day when his home will have what most Americans take for granted...
AFN 2014: 'The children are watching'

...again.Eight girls, clad in camouflage-print kuspuks, challenged the attendees of the first day of the Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Convention in Anchorage to go back to their villages and make healthy, drug- and alcohol-free choices...
AFN 2014: Plea for help

...The tragedy shook the community of about 300, Roberts-Hyslop said during a panel discussion at the joint Alaska Federation of Natives and National Conference of American Indians conference in Anchorage on Wednesday, and paints a bleak portrait...


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