Alaska Federation of Natives Forms Advisory Panel

The Alaska Federation of Natives has created an advisory panel to look for advancement opportunities for native peoples.

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by Associated Press

FAIRBANKS- The Alaska Federation of Natives has created an advisory panel to look for advancement opportunities for native peoples.
The Council for Advancement of Alaska Natives will consist of leaders from the regional tribal consortia and Alaska Native non-profits.
Kawerak President Melanie Bahnke and Tanana Chiefs Conference President Jerry Isaac will serve as co-chairs.
The council will replace the Human Resource Committee as the advisory committee to the full federation board.
The federation holds its annual statewide convention in Fairbanks Oct. 24-26. It is the state's largest and most influential organization of Alaska Natives and its annual convention draws appearances by the state's top political leaders.