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Arctic Slope Regional Corporation to withdraw from Alaska Federation of Natives

 ASRC to withdraw from AFN
ASRC to withdraw from AFN (KTVF)
Published: Dec. 13, 2019 at 6:35 PM AKST
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In a press statement released Friday afternoon, the board of directors of the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC) voted unanimously to withdraw the Corporations's membership from the Alaska Federation of Natives, effective December 31, 2019. The statement reads, "With this decision, ASRC intends to focus on the various needs within Alaska's North Slope, where there is an increased degree of alignment as well as additional efficiencies related to shared geography and other interests. ASRC had been discussing this decision with in-region delegates and member organizations for more than a year."

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