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Posts Tagged ‘Alaska Federation of Natives’

Gavel-to-Gavel for AFN 2014

Steve Ginnis at AFN 2014

A special highlight of KNOM’s broadcast schedule and news reporting earlier this year was the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) convention, held in late October in downtown Anchorage. In more ways than one, your support allowed us to bring this important gathering to our listeners.

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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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Update News: September 9th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Kivalina’s water tanks need 16 more days of pumping to reach capacity before winter freeze, but still lack filters; Alaska chlamydia rates are going down, but still highest in the nation; Moose hunting in Unit 22B is now close; Alaska Federation of Natives creates an advisory panel to look for advancement opportunities…

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Update News: Monday, March 4, 2013

In Monday’s news: Iditarod 41 in full swing; Tribes to get more votes at AFN conventions; Polar bears’ endangered species listing upheld by US Court of Appeals; Nuiqsut files law suit against US Army Corps of Engineers for alleged Clean Water Act violations.

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Update News: Thursday, February 28, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Shell cancels 2013 Arctic drilling season; Alaska’s redistricting plans waiting on outcome of US Supreme Court case, case challenging need for federal oversight of state redistricting in states with a history of voting discrimination; Abortion bill debate continues in Juneau, developmental psychologist testifies against abortion on mental health grounds; Parnell’s oil tax…

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