AFN marketplace competition looks to spark thriving Rural Alaska

by Shane Iverson on June 2, 2011

Fran Reich of Bethel (right) pitches his small fish processing business to attendants at the 2009 Alaska Marketplace competition. Reich was awarded $50,000 for this proposal. Photo courtesy of AFN.

The Fifth Annual Alaska Marketplace Competition, hosted by the Alaska Federation of Natives, has been a boom to quilters, farmers and beauticians from the YK Delta. This year essay writers will be among the winners.

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Check out past winners, or apply for the competition here.

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