The annual Alaska Federation of Natives Convention is a time to honor the past and look to the future. From Oct. 18-20, 2018, 6,000 Alaskans will gather to discuss land use and other challenges.
Four things to know:
• Theme: Innovation in the Past, Present and Future
• Schedule highlight: Held in partnership with AFN, First Alaskans Institute 2018 Elders & Youth Conference is Oct. 14-17.
• Key priorities: According to the 2017-2022 Strategic Plan, key priorities are workforce development, emergency preparedness, increased engagement and creating opportunities with the Federal Administration and State of Alaska.
• Live broadcast: Watch the webcast.
– Megan O’Malley, The Alaska 100