Press Releases

November 2, 2020
Alaskans Call on Division of Elections to Increase Efforts to Ensure Equal Voting Opportunities for All Alaskans

Sept 25, 2020
Native Peoples Action announces 2020 Federal and State Candidate Endorsements

NPA Press Release: Urging Gov. Dunleavy to include VPSO/MMIWG crisis funding in state operating budget. VPSO Letter here. MMIWG crisis funding letter here.

NPA Press Release: Response to Gov. Dunleavy’s Vetoes – urges Alaska to contact legislators to override Dunleavy’s vetoes

NPA Press Release: NPA Opposes Pebble Mine – poses direct threat to Bristol Bay habitat, fisheries, and Alaska Native ways of life. See NPA letter to Army Corps of Engineers.

NPA Press Release: 20 Alaska Native Tribes send joint letter to Bureau of Land Management stating Tribal concerns, ask BLM to collaborate with Tribes and provide balance and protections for Tribal watershed nominations.

NPA Press Release: Dunleavy Declines Alaska Native Tribes request for consultation and establishment of Government-to-Government relations.

NPA co-facilitates Native Issues Forum. Overview of proposed Alaska State Budget and Advocacy Training. Guest speakers: Elizabeth Medicine Crow with First Alaskans Institute and Kendra Kloster with Native Peoples Action. Presentation slides: FY20 Proposed Budget Highlights.

NPA Press Release: NPA releases Community Survey. Survey to determine 1) Community level policy priorities 2) What is working well to uplift Alaska Native well-being, and 3) what could be improved to uplift Alaska Native well-being. The results of this survey will guide NPA’s mission to amplify Alaska Native voices.

NPA Press Release: No More Invisible Victims. Alaska Native Organizations urging Governor Dunleavy to take action to protect Alaska Native Women and Girls. Letter to Governor here.


Feb. 3, 2020 – Indian Country Today
Striving to make Indigenous women, girls feel safe in Alaska

Feb. 2, 2020 – KTVA
Community honors missing, murdered Alaska Native women

Jan. 29, 2020 – KNBA
As heard on Morning Line: Vigil to honor Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Jan. 24, 2020 – The Arctic Sounder
Candlelight vigils honor life of Kristen Huntington

Jan. 16, 2020 – Anchorage Daily News
Photos: Anchorage vigil for woman found slain in Fairbanks

Jan. 15, 2020 – KTUU
UPDATE: arrest made in murder of Kristen Huntington

Dec. 10, 2019 – KTVA
Alaska Native groups say Trump task force lacks tribal representation