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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...
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...
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.
Tlingit-Haida hosts 'Native Issues' legislative forum

...expensive it to "work, live and raise families here."Future forums will include Alaska Federation of Natives President Julie Kitka, Republican senators Fred Dyson and Peter Micciche and Democrats Rep. Ben Nageak and Sen. Donny Olson.There are...
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AFN to be held in Fairbanks in 2013

...The event was previously held in Anchorage."We're very pleased about the announcement," said AFN President Julie Kitka. "AFN 2013 will be all about bringing the community's big event to the heart of Alaska."Each year, the AFN Convention...
Alaska mourns passing of elder Katie John

...2011 Spring commencement ceremony."Katie John's example will inspire generations to come," said AFN President Julie Kitka. "Her name will be our rallying cry, to stand up for our subsistence rights, and to nurture our languages and traditions...
Agreement: Equal citizens as a whole

At the governor's Subsistence Summit, Julie Kitka repeatedly stated that a promise is a promise. Although she and others continuously implied that those promises included special...


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