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2015 AFN keynote speakers hail from Ketchikan

The Alaska Federation of Natives is pleased to announce that world-renowned Haida weaver Delores Churchill and her grandson, the Haida master carver Donald Varnell, have accepted its invitation to deliver the 2015 AFN Convention keynote address.
Native convention opens in Fairbanks

Alaska's Native leaders said fiscally debilitating energy costs in rural villages will be a major topic at their annual convention, which started Monday in Fairbanks.
Alaska celebrates its constitutional convention's 50th

...agreed to make it short and to the point," said Jack Coghill, delegate from Nenana and the second-youngest delegate at the convention. Coghill recently turned 80. The convention lasted 75 days and the constitution was adopted by Alaska voters...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

It's not true that Lynne Cheney was fit to be tied after last Sunday's interview with Cokie Roberts. ABC's Roberts asked the second lady in waiting how it was being the mother of an openly gay daughter. Mary had ``never declared such a thing,'' mother Cheney shot back.
Why's a girl like her in a place like that?

It's not true tha
ANB Hall to ban smoking in '07

...we're not. We're getting so many rules." Dybdahl said it was encouraging to see so many of the nearly 100 delegates at the convention speak up in unison against smoking in the buildings. "We're all very proud that people got up and are in...
Juneau delegates take roles in Democratic convention

...endorsed Obama, is one of Tuesday's featured speakers. Spanyers is one of two Juneau residents serving as delegates at the convention in Denver from Monday through Thursday. She's officially an unpledged superdelegate, making her much in...


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