AFN Continues In Anchorage

The Alaska Federation of Natives Convention continues in Anchorage through Saturday, when delegates vote on a slate of resolutions.  The resolutions determine AFN’s course of action during the next 12 months and beyond, and if Friday morning’s sessions were any indication, Alaska Natives are gathering their collective political clout to gain greater control over every level of their lives.

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APTI Reporter-Producer Ellen Lockyer started her radio career in the late 1980s, after a stint at bush Alaska weekly newspapers, the Copper Valley Views and the Cordova Times. When the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Prince William Sound, Valdez Public Radio station KCHU needed a reporter, and Ellen picked up the microphone.

Since then, she has literally traveled the length of the state, from Attu to Eagle and from Barrow to Juneau, covering Alaska stories on the ground for the AK show, Alaska News Nightly, the Alaska Morning News and for Anchorage public radio station, KSKA

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