Pilot program expands tribal criminal jurisdiction in domestic violence cases

A pilot program launched by the Justice Department under the 2022 Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) will allow Alaska Native Tribes...

Courtney Carothers honored with AFN’s Denali Award

Courtney Carothers, a University of Alaska fisheries professor, has been honored with the 2023 Denali Award by the Alaska Federation of Natives in recognition...

Survivors of federal Indian boarding schools testify on severe abuse

Survivors of the days of the federal Indian boarding school program spoke at length Sunday about the physical, sexual, and psychological brutality suffered as...

AFN calls for rural priority for subsistence fishing

Delegates to the annual convention of the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) in Anchorage are urging Congress to permanently protect the right of Alaska Native...

Wilderness Society backs repatriation of human remains

The Wilderness Society is expressing its remorse and working to repatriate human remains taken in 1936 from a cave on Kagamil, an island in...

Donlin gold mine challenged by Southwest Alaska tribal entities

Two Southwest Alaska tribal entities represented by Earthjustice, the Orutsaramiut Native Council and the Native Village of Eek, have appealed in the Alaska Supreme...

Justice Department to award grants for Alaska Native communities

Justice Department officials said Tuesday they will award $68.2 million in 88 grants to tribal justice systems for services to survivors of domestic violence,...

Ahtna program awarded Indian Youth Corps grant

Ahtna’s Cultural Heritage Youth Program has been awarded a $560,000 grant by the Department of the Interior as part of its new Indian Youth...

Ivanoff appointed as executive director for Native Peoples Action

Writer and advocate for Native rights Laureli Ivanoff of Unalakleet is the new executive director of Native Peoples Action and Native Peoples Action Community...

Washington man sentenced for violating Indian Arts and Crafts Act

A Washington state man whose family and business sold over $1 million in Philippine made carvings billed as Alaska Native art has been sentenced...
WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com