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Alaska Federation of Natives gathering grows

...village survival to Native ways of knowing. This year's convention - which takes place Oct. 24-26 at Fairbank's Carlson Center - was planned around the theme of "Traditional Native Family Values"; still many of the perennial issues in the...
Alaska Native teens break silence on violence, sexual abuse

...abuse. Each wanted a change. When a 16-year-old girl began to speak about being molested, the crowd at the Carlson Center fell silent. "I have been molested countless times by old men, young men and boys my age," she told the room...
Longtime teacher given top AFN award

...convention, but a video of him thanking the delegates for the award was played on the large projection screens at the Carlson Center.Marshal has served as a board member for AFN, the Copper River Native Association, Ahtna, Inc., Native Village...
Strong minds, cartilage a must in ear pull contest

FAIRBANKS - Leroy Shangin broke strings at the Carlson Center. Nicole Colbert broke into a laugh. Shangin's...after the final amid an outpouring of applause in the Carlson Center. "I've known Anthony since he was 5 ... I'm...
Imparting words of wisdom

FAIRBANKS - Several hundred Alaska Native teenagers and elders gathered Monday at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks for the 30th annual Elders and Youth conference.Among the conference's goals is to encourage young and old to...
Fairbanks will host Preparedness Expo

...Emergency Preparedness Month.The exposition on preparing for disasters or emergencies is scheduled for Sept. 28 at the Carlson Center, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management uses...
Olympian Matt Emmons addresses UAF graduates

...graduate in business administration, addressed more than 600 students during graduation ceremonies Sunday at the Carlson Center, according to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.Emmons earned the bronze medal in the three positions rifle event...
Empire Editorial: AFN: Could we handle it? Would we want to?

...But they do, that's what AFN is all about.The ideal venue for hosting AFN would be a facility comparable to the Carlson Center in Fairbanks, which can support more than 6,000 attendees and where AFN will be held this year, or Anchorage's...
World senior games paddler Janes gets gold

...will include: Birch Hill Recreation Area for cross country skiing, ski biathlon, snowshoe biathlon and snowshoe; Carlson Center for figure skating and speed skating; Randy Smith Track for snowshoe; Ryan Middle School for Dene Games and pole...
UAF and Brinson stun No. 2 Western Washington 77-73 at Fairbanks

...Simon Fraser as part of the Alaska's home triple-header. Hockey will host Michigan State at 7:05 p.m. at the Carlson Center to round out Saturday's festivities. FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Alaska completely shut down Western Oregon, limiting...


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