LISTEN: What should the future of Alaska’s government look like? AFN has a few ideas.

The Atautchimukta dance group performing at te 2017 AFN convention. (Photo by Zachariah Hughes, Alaska Public Media – Anchorage)

What should the future of Alaska’s government look like and who should decide? The Alaska Federation of Natives annual convention theme last month was Good Government-Alaskan Driven. Discussions ranged from the perennial call for increased public safety to examining Alaska’s economy. How does AFN leadership see their role in driving political change and how do they work with tribal leaders to accomplish it? We’ll ask on the next Talk of Alaska.

HOST: Lori Townsend

  • Aaron Leggett, President and Chair, Native Village of Eklutna
  • Julie Kitka, President, Alaska Federation of Natives
  • Nicole Borromeo, Executive Vice-President & General Counsel, AFN
  • Ana Hoffman, Co-Chair, Alaska Federation of Natives


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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at or call 907-350-2058.

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