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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

...lawmakers is scheduled to be in Kotzebue for an Alaska Federation of Natives leadership gathering and meeting with Jewell...also scheduled to be in Kotzebue Monday for an Alaska Federation of Natives community reception.
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
American Indian, Alaska Native organizations back transboundary protections

The National Congress of American Indians, the Alaska Federation of Natives, the Alaska Native Brotherhood and the Alaska Native Sisterhood have added their voices to those calling for protections of salmon...
2014 a politically spicy year for Alaska

Trying to characterize a year's events in a few words is as impossible as trying to describe typical weather in Juneau, especially this year. Luckily, this isn't a tweet.
Show will highlight the best of Alaska arts

...highlighting the best of the arts in Alaska led to moving the awards to be held in conjunction with the annual Alaska Federation of Natives Convention in either Anchorage or Fairbanks. This allowed a larger crowd, but it took a statewide event from...
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


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