AFN president gives Alaska Fairbanks speech


by Your Alaska Link News Team

The president of the Alaska Federation of Natives will give the keynote address when the University of Alaska Fairbanks holds its commencement ceremony.

Julie Kitka will address graduates at the Carlson Center during the afternoon ceremony on May 11.

Kitka has been president of the largest statewide native organization in Alaska for 23 years.

She also will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree during the ceremony.