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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.

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

AFN president: Scheduling error canceled Sullivan-Mallott forum, not SullivanThe president of the Alaska Federation of Natives says Republican lieutenant governor candidate Dan Sullivan is not skipping out on a convention election forum as a press release from the Alaska Democratic Party claims.

AFN drafts resolutions supporting Begich and Walker, opposing marijuana legalization

AFN drafts resolutions supporting Begich and Walker, opposing marijuana legalizationAlaska’s largest Native organization will vote on candidate endorsements Saturday morning.

Native languages a core issue at Elders and Youth Conference

Native languages a core issue at Elders and Youth ConferenceWhen it came time for the keynote speeches, 17-year-old Devlin Anderstrom from Yakutat gave one to remember.

Archives at the Walter Soboleff building to be named after Native rights attorney, lawmaker

Archives at the Walter Soboleff building to be named after Native rights attorney, lawmakerThe archives facility at the Walter Soboleff building will be named after William L. Paul Sr.

Amid modern building construction, Tlingit carver keeps traditional method alive

Amid modern building construction, Tlingit carver keeps traditional method aliveWayne Price has been texturing hundreds of board feet of red cedar using just one tool – an adze