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Posts Tagged ‘AFN 2013’

Story49: Jeremiah James

This January, Story49 features Jeremiah James of Yakutat, AK. Jeremiah is a Tlingit artist who specializes in seal and sea otter skin and fur production. In this episode, Jeremiah discusses Alaska Native hunting rights, describes his hunting and fur production processing techniques, and shares how he passes down his love of the outdoors and hunting…

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Gavel-to-gavel for AFN 2013

AFN 2013 dance performance

In late October, KNOM was proud to present live, “gavel-to-gavel” coverage of one of the most important annual gatherings in the state of Alaska: the Alaska Federation of Natives convention (AFN), which is held each autumn in either Fairbanks or Anchorage. For the many different Native communities of our state, AFN is an opportunity to…

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Laughter and Respect

With Moses Wassilie at the AFN Art Fair

“It was inspiring to be surrounded by so many reflective, positive people,” Emily says about the 2013 Alaska Federation of Natives convention in Fairbanks.

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AFN: Day 2

Speakers presented throughout the day on a variety of topics, including suicide prevention, subsistence rights, and respect for youth and elders. The Akula Elitnaurvik, Kuugmuit, Di’haii Gwich’in, Stebbins, Wooshi.ji.een, Tikigak, and Tanacross dance groups performed at Quyana night with much audience participation.

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AFN: Day 1

AFN Morning Assembly (2013)

People from across the state of Alaska assemble for the 2013 AFN conference – after a night out for Rock the Native Vote in Fairbanks.

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