Largest convention convened in Alaska
Last updated 12/2/2014 at 8:08pm
ANCHORAGE, AK-Thousands of Alaska Natives gathered in Anchorage October 23-25, for the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) annual convention, the state's largest convention of any kind. Some 5,000 people gathered at the Dena'ina Center in Alaska's largest city.
This year's conference theme was "Rise as One" with emphasis on unity on issues like language, subsistence and child welfare.
While these issues took up much of the discussion and debate, there was a lot of politicking going on as well. Candidates for governor, a U.S. Senate seat, and Alaska's only representative in Congress...