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Elders & Youth Conference Opportunities

We Need Your Help in Making the Elders & Youth Conference a Success!

The conference will take place in Anchorage, AK at the Dena’ina Civic & Convention Center Monday, October 15 – Wednesday, October 17, 2012.  This year’s theme is: “Native Knowledge:  Respecting and Owning our Living Culture.”  There are a few deadlines approaching.  Please see below for further information.  Great opportunities to participate, gain exposure, and reach our audience base of up to 1,500 youth and Elders across the state!

Sponsorship Information
To become a sponsor of the 2012 Elders & Youth Conference, please click here. It is through the support of organizations across the state that First Alaskans Institute is able to empower our Elders and youth to speak out and create change within themselves and their communities.

Conference Bag Materials

If you would like to donate promotional materials in our conference bags, we are making 1,200 bags.   Examples of promotional items are: pens, hand sanitizers, coupons, chap stick, sticky pads, etc. Due by delivery/mail on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. 

Call for Door Prizes

Have an interesting item you’d like to donate as a door prize?  Send donations our way!  J  Our audience is Elders and youth so please consider this dynamic when donating.  Due by delivery/mail on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. 

Registration Now Open
Online registration is now open. Click HERE to register! Or visit http://eldersandyouthconference.eventbrite.com.

Arts & Opps Showcase Registration Information
Online registration is now open. Click HERE to register! Or visit http://eldersandyouthconference.eventbrite.com. This year the conference will host booths for both vendors and exhibitors.

Call for Dance Groups
The Call for Dance Groups is now available! Click HERE for more information, and to submit your information! Due September 7, 2012.

Call for Alaska Native Language Speakers
The Call for Alaska Native Language Speakers is now available! Click HERE for more information, and to submit your information! Due September 17, 2012.

Call for Alaska Native Veteran Photos
First Alaskans Institute will recognize our Alaska Native Veterans with an honorable presentation at the conference. We encourage everyone to help us produce a special tribute to those who served our country by submitting photos of Alaska Native Veterans. You can mail copies of original photos, or e-mail scanned or digital photos (no fax) to: Ella Tonuchuk, First Alaskans Institute, 606 E St., Suite 200, Anchorage, AK 99501, ellatonuchuk@firstalaskans.org.

Volunteer Opportunities
First Alaskans Institute welcomes and appreciates any help that our community members are able to provide. If you’re interested, please fill out the volunteer form HERE and submit to our office.

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