Tag: AFN 2019
As Alaskans from around the state gather in Fairbanks for the annual Alaska Federation of Natives convention, 170 artists filled the Carlson Center for the popular Customary Native Arts Show.
LISTEN: Why an Alaska artist made a 12-foot kuspuk featuring the faces of missing and murdered Native women
Alaska Native artist Amber Webb says the 12-foot-tall kuspuk includes the portraits of 250 Native women missing or killed in the U.S and Canada.
As the year’s Alaska Federation of Natives Convention began Thursday in Fairbanks, this year’s theme — “Good Government, Alaskan Driven” — loomed large.
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A group of protesters briefly interrupted Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s address to the Alaska Federation of Natives convention Thursday morning, drawing a rebuke from Will...