Guide to the Alaska Federation of Natives, International records
Collection number: HMC-0472.
Creator: Alaska Federation of Natives, International.
Title: Alaska Federation of Natives, International records.
Volume of collection: 1.8 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Records of an Alaska Native advocacy organization.
The Alaska Federation of Natives, International (AFNI) was created in 1973. AFNI was a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the cause of Alaska Natives in the United States and abroad through charitable work and outreach programs. Membership was open to Alaska natives living outside the state of Alaska. AFNI was also instrumental in the formation of the Esk-Ind-Al Corporation, and the Thirteenth Regional Corporation, an Alaska Native corporation representing Alaska natives living outside the state of Alaska.
This collection contains records of the Alaska Federation of Natives, International. The collection contains administrative records of the organization as well as the office files of Helen Marie Klein who served as Executive Secretary. Documents include business and organizational records, correspondence, court papers, literature from other Alaska Native organizations, general files, and legal files of cases involving AFNI and the Thirteenth Regional Corporation.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged into two parts: administrative records of the organization (series 1-3) and the records of the Executive Secretary’s office (series 4-5). Within those parts, the records are arranged into series by record type or function.
Series 1: Organizational and business records; 1973-1976
Series 2: Correspondence; 1973-1978
Series 3: Court papers; 1973-1979
Series 4: Executive Secretary’s general files; 1973-1976
Series 5: Court case records; 1971-1978
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: Collection materials may be subject to copyright not held by the Archives.
Preferred citation: Alaska Federation of Natives, International records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Acquisition note: This collection was presented to the archives in 1998 by Billy Blackjack Johnson.
Processing information: This collection was described and arranged by Kathleen Hertel in 2000. The guide to the collection was reformatted to meet current standard by Arlene Schmuland in 2017. Duplicate materials and published items were removed from the collection at that time.
Series 1: Organizational and business records; 1973-1976. 0.25 cubic feet.
|1/1||AFNI seals of incorporation||1973 April|
|1/6-7||Full board meeting records||1973, 1975|
|1/8||Executive Committee meeting records||1973-1974|
Series 2: Correspondence; 1973-1978. 0.85 cubic feet.
|1/17||Correspondence regarding Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Conference||1973 December|
Series 3: Court papers; 1973-1979. 0.3 cubic feet.
|2/5||Helen Marie Klein case notes||1975|
|2/6||Corinne Leach vs 13th Regional notes and correspondence||1979|
|2/7||Alaska Native Association of Oregon, et. al. vs. Rogers Morton, et. al., and AFNI, et. al. vs. Rogers Morgan, et. al. notes and correspondence||Undated|
|2/8||Frederick Paul case correspondence||1973|
|2/9||Dennis Small case correspondence||1975|
Series 4: Executive Secretary’s general files; 1973-1976. 0.1 cubic feet.
|2/10||Articles of Incorporation, Esk-Ind-Al Service Interim 13||Undated|
|2/11||Esk-Ind-Al Board meeting records||1973|
|2/12||Backup documents, 13th Region||1973|
|2/14||Resolution 1-73-12, IRS status||1973|
|2/15||Administrative records nad correspondence||1973|
Series 5: Court case records; 1973-1978. 0.3 cubic feet.
|2/17||Alaska Federation of Natives, International, et. al. vs. Rogers C. B. Morton, et. al., Case Number 2141-73: includes court orders, memoranda, petitions, responses, stipulations, exhibits||1973-1976|
|2/18-19||George Fiori, Jr. vs. Thirteenth Regional Corporation: includes AFNI articles of incorporation, bylaws, Esk-Ind-Al files; depositions, petitions, correspondence||1971-1978|
|2/20-21||Charles A. (Jack) Buregson vs Thirteenth Regional Corporation: includes filings, application, deposition of Helen M. Klein||1973-1978|