Alaska Native Associations
Alaska Native AssociationsOther Alaska Native Associations and corporations organized to benefit Alaskan Natives and their unique issues.
The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) is the largest statewide Native organization in Alaska. Its membership includes 165 federally recognized tribes, 146 village corporations, 12 regional corporations, and 12 regional nonprofit and tribal consortiums that contract and compact to run federal and state programs. AFN is governed by a 37-member board, which is elected by its membership at the annual convention held each October. The mission of AFN is to enhance and promote the cultural, economic and political voice of the entire Alaska Native community.
The Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC) is a non-profit health center based in Anchorage, Alaska which provides medical services to 150,000 Alaska Natives and American Indians in Alaska.
It acts as both the secondary and tertiary care referral hospital for the Alaska Region of the Indian Health Service (IHS).
The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) is a non-profit health organization based in Anchorage, Alaska which provides health services to about 150,000 Alaska Natives and American Indians in Alaska.