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Once forbidden, Alaska’s Native languages now official state languages

Once forbidden, Alaska’s Native languages now official state languages

When American missionaries began arriving in Alaska in the 1880s, it was the beginning of a very dark era for Alaska Natives around the state.
Parnell signs bill honoring Native languages

Parnell signs bill honoring Native languages

Gov. Sean Parnell has signed a bill into law that symbolically recognizes 20 Alaska Native languages as official state languages.…

Alcohol advertising near AFN prompts complaints

Alcohol advertising near AFN prompts complaints

Fostering healthy communities has been a regular theme of the Alaska Federation of Natives annual convention.…

AFN president publicly criticizes Parnell for appealing subsistence rights case

AFN president publicly criticizes Parnell for appealing subsistence rights case

Kitka asked convention delegates if it mattered to them that a candidate for public office has actively attacked subsistence rights.…

AFN president: Scheduling error canceled Sullivan-Mallott forum, not Sullivan

AFN president: Scheduling error canceled Sullivan-Mallott forum, not Sullivan

The president of the Alaska Federation of Natives says Republican lieutenant governor candidate Dan Sullivan is not skipping out on a convention election forum as…

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AFN drafts resolutions supporting Begich and Walker, opposing marijuana legalization

AFN drafts resolutions supporting Begich and Walker, opposing marijuana legalization

Alaska’s largest Native organization will vote on candidate endorsements Saturday morning. …

Juneau School Board picks Phyllis Carlson as new president

Juneau School Board picks Phyllis Carlson as new president

Andi Story will be vice president and Lisa Worl will be clerk.…

JDHS senior accused of hazing speaks out

JDHS senior accused of hazing speaks out

Adam Empson unsuccessfully appealed his disciplinary suspension and maintains he was not involved in a May paddling incident.…

The end of the Juneau School District budget committee?

The end of the Juneau School District budget committee?

The school board started work Tuesday on a plan for putting together the district's next budget.…

Weigh in on seven initiatives guiding Juneau’s economic future

Weigh in on seven initiatives guiding Juneau’s economic future

"If people have a particular passion for affordable housing or for workforce training or providing childcare, these are…

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