FAIRBANKS, AK – The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) invites you to Quyana Alaska on Thursday, October 17 and Friday, October 18 during 2019 AFN Convention. Our traditional dances remain the lifeblood of our culture and our communities. They sustain us and connect us with our rich cultural history. Passed from generation to generation, our dances ensure that the many distinct […]
AFN has produced its independent broadcast on statewide television since 1982 and we’re proud to once again include audiences from across the state via TV and livestream. The gavel-to-gavel coverage – featuring in-depth interviews and analysis as well as the popular Quyana Alaska cultural performances by Native dance groups from across the state – will once again be guided by […]
The Alaska Federation of Natives applauded the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)’s unprecedented announcement in declaring a public safety emergency in rural Alaska under the Emergency Federal Law Enforcement Assistance Program, which authorizes more than $20 million in immediate and short-term funding to address the public safety crisis in rural Alaska, and allocates additional […]
ANCHORAGE, AK-The Alaska federation of Natives (AFN) announces that the U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka and Assistant Interior Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn will be special guests at the 2012 AFN Annual Convention, and give special plenary session addresses.