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Angela Łot’oydaatlno Gonzalez (Koyukon Athabascan)

Indigenous Communications Manager

Angela Łot’oydaatlno Gonzalez (Koyukon Athabascan) is the daughter of Al and Eleanor Yatlin of Huslia. She is the granddaughter of Alda Frank, the late George Frank and Minnie Yatlin, and the late Edwin and Lydia Simon of Huslia. She spent most of her childhood in Huslia and summers in fish camp on the Koyukuk River. She enjoys writing and photography and owns the Athabascan Woman, a blog about Athabascan culture and Alaska Native topics. She also enjoys beading and spending time with her husband and their two daughters.

Prior to FAI, Łot’oydaatlno was the communications coordinator at the Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. (RurAL CAP) for nearly 10 years. She was the former membership director at KNBA 90.3 FM. Łot’oydaatlno holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Tulsa. She received the 2016 Bruce Pozzi Chapter Service Award from PRSA – Alaska Chapter.

Łot’oydaatlno is engaged in strengthening our communications work. She works closely with the whole organization, especially the Alaska Native Policy Center to ensure clear messages and strategy are used to share Native narratives about our peoples and communities. She also helps ensure our racial equity work and other important issues are effectively shared as well as working to indigenize the way we communicate both within our organization and externally to our statewide community and beyond.

Hear how to pronounce Łot’oydaatlno.