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Native group: Begich work on issues deserves vote

...being endorsed as a statewide candidate by his own people was among the proudest moments of his life.AFN President Julie Kitka said the group has made endorsements only three times before - twice for Democrat Tony Knowles in gubernatorial races...
Keynote speakers come together for AFN

...encourage other companies to do the same in her speech, which she hopes can be kept rather informal.AFN President Julie Kitka wrote in a statement that the group is continually looking to include new voices within its community."There are...
Young addresses suicide comment

...his speech.Before Young spoke, Rosita Worl and Myron Naneng, AFN Subsistence Committee members, and AFN President Julie Kitka mentioned him in their report on subsistence rights, thanking the senior Republican congressman for passing legislation...
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Bringing Native history to the fore

...statewide."Metcale's book has already been hailed as an important contribution to Alaska history by AFN president Julie Kitka and ANB grand president William Martin. Metcalfe speculates that his original partner in the undertaking, Andy Hope...
Longtime teacher given top AFN award

...highest honors the organization bestows. Two people from Southeast Alaska were also given AFN awards.AFN President Julie Kitka said Mallott embodies traditional Native values and is a valued leader and educator in the community."Born and raised...
Constitutional amendment through a historical lens

...a recent opinion piece in the Anchorage Daily News, Julie Kitka, president of the Alaska Federation of Natives, wrote...basic protection - the separation of church and state. Julie Kitka reminds us that "this vital struggle to preserve our...
Recognitions for the week of Oct. 27, 2013

...Native values and all that we admire in a leader, an educator and a citizen of our community," said AFN President Julie Kitka. "Born and raised on the Yukon River, Toni began her lifetime of learning reading by candlelight after finishing...
Katie John ruling wins Native leaders' approval

...and work together toward a lasting and fair solution to our state's subsistence management problem."AFN President Julie Kitka said the organization also has the support from the Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Secretary of Agriculture...
Overfishing charges reinstated against Kookesh, others

...fisheries are sustained for future generations," the office said in a statement to the Associated Press.AFN President Julie Kitka said that while the organization had no immediate intentions to get involved in the case, the charges were disappointing...
AFN Announces Honoring Our Children Day

...sharing our knowledge and expectations with our children and their importance to our communities," said AFN President Julie Kitka.Visit for more information on Honoring Our Children Day.


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