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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

Gajaa Hit totem raising draws close to 500 spectators

Gajaa Hit totem raising draws close to 500 spectatorsClose to 500 community members gathered Monday to celebrate the raising of new Eagle and Raven totem poles at Gajaa Hit.

Bethel residents react to Alaska voting rights ruling

Bethel residents react to Alaska voting rights rulingA judge ruled that the State of Alaska violated the Voting Rights Act by failing to provide translations into Native languages.

Foundation swoops in to save sacred Alaskan artifacts at auction

Foundation swoops in to save sacred Alaskan artifacts at auction"It was suspect in some cases how the artifacts actually ended up in private hands, so to return them to the rightful owner was the right thing to do," says Carol Laumen.

New project seeks to boost number of Alaska Natives in STEM fields

The goal, ultimately, is to increase the number of Native tenured faculty at colleges and universities.