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Supreme Court hears arguments from State of Alaska and Central Council of Tlingit and Haida

Supreme Court hears arguments from State of Alaska and Central Council of Tlingit and HaidaAlaska’s Supreme Court was in Ketchikan this week – all five members. They were here for Supreme Court Live, during which the court hears oral arguments for a real case.

Family, friends celebrate first annual Walter Soboleff Day

Family, friends celebrate first annual Walter Soboleff DaySoboleff would’ve been 106 years old on Friday. He died in 2011 at the age of 102.

Tlingit code talkers honored at Juneau Veterans Day ceremony

Tlingit code talkers honored at Juneau Veterans Day ceremonyMore than 100 people attended a Southeast Alaska Native Veterans ceremony Tuesday, honoring Tlingit code talkers who served during World War II.

Juneau’s Get Out the Native Vote to hold rally on Saturday

Juneau’s Get Out the Native Vote to hold rally on Saturday"I'm telling people, 'Grab five friends or relatives and get them to vote,' or call them and urge them to vote," Nancy Barnes says.

DOJ may intervene in Alaska Supreme Court case

DOJ may intervene in Alaska Supreme Court caseThe case concerns a non-Native couple’s adoption of an Alaska Native child.

Young apologizes for suicide remarks; is warmly received at AFN

Young apologizes for suicide remarks; is warmly received at AFNAlaska Congressman Don Young angered many of his constituents this week with remarks about suicide at Wasilla High that he later acknowledged were insensitive.

AFN endorses Begich after hearing from Senate candidates

AFN endorses Begich after hearing from Senate candidatesSaturday's endorsement vote followed on-stage appearances Friday from Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and his Republican opponent Dan Sullivan.

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

Once forbidden, Alaska’s Native languages now official state languagesWhen American missionaries began arriving in Alaska in the 1880s, it was the beginning of a very dark era for Alaska Natives around the state.

Alcohol advertising near AFN prompts complaints

Alcohol advertising near AFN prompts complaintsFostering 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 caseKitka asked convention delegates if it mattered to them that a candidate for public office has actively attacked subsistence rights.