Register by September 25 to ensure you get the Early Bird Discount!

Welcome to the 39th Annual Statewide Elders & Youth Conference that will take place in Anchorage, AK at the Dena'ina Conference Center. 

*Proof of Vaccination is required to enter the conference and masks are to be worn at all times by all attendees.* 

  • Early Bird Registration End Date - Friday, September 23
  • Registration Closing Date - Tuesday, October 18
  • Conference Dates - Sunday, October 16 to Wednesday, October 19

If workshop kits are required they will be mailed in a timely manner.

Conference Purpose & Objectives
  • Provide an opportunity for Elders and youth to interact with and learn from each other;
  • Inspire pride in cultural identity and heritage;
  • Grow knowledge of community, culture, traditions, family, and self towards understanding the unique role that each person plays in our collective identity;
  • Strengthen participants’ understanding and engagement with topics relevant to the Alaska Native community;
  • Empower youth leadership, innovation, commitment and sharing of their knowledge;
  • Foster statewide networking, sharing, discussion, and community building;
  • Prepare participants to be engaged and take action after the conference and in their lives by nurturing a practice of learning and leading.
Tsín'ęę for your participation and contributions that will make this a memorable conference.

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* 1. Our registration will only allow you to register one participant and a time. Please complete one registration per attendee.

I am registering a(n)

You will pay at the end of this survey.

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* 2. Please complete the following contact information:

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* 3. Recognizing that protecting our Elders, youth and community is one of our highest priorities, and that we would never knowingly allow participation by those that have harmed others through physical, sexual, mental or other forms of abuse, we ask that you please certify the following statement:

To the very best of my/our knowledge, I and others listed in this registration have not caused physical, sexual, mental or any other serious form of harm to others.

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* 4. *Proof of Vaccination is required to enter the event*

To keep our precious Elders and youth safe, proof of Covid vaccination is required to attend. We take the safety, health, and wellness of our people seriously. As such, we will be implementing protocols to help mitigate the risk of contracting and spreading COVID during our gathering, such as requiring COVID vaccination for our event. 

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* 5. Waiver

We will be capturing or creating images, videos, or sound recordings of participants during the course of the event and want to be able to share what we capture or create. Before we can let you attend, we require that you authorize our use of your image and/or voice by giving us permission through this release. 

What Images, Etc. Are Covered.

This Permission and Release uses the word “Images” to mean any images, videos, or sound recordings of you during the course of the Event, any reproductions in any media, any quotes of what you say, and any works we create using any of those things. 

What Permission is Being Given.

By signing this Permission and Release, you give FAI permission to capture or create and to publish and otherwise use Images of you (as defined above) for any FAI purpose.  As used in this Permission and Release, "publish" means to publish, reproduce, and distribute anywhere, in any medium and by any means, including without limitation in television broadcasts, Internet livestreaming, social media streams, First Alaskans Magazine, and FAI’s brochures, annual reports, and website.

What Release is Being Given.

By signing this Permission and Release, you release and discharge FAI, its agents, and contractors from any and all liability, claims, loss, and damages of any kind arising out of or relating to the publication or other use of the Images, including without limitation any and all claims for defamation, invasion of privacy, misappropriation of your right of publicity, or emotional distress. 

Other Matters of Importance.

By signing this Permission and Release, you acknowledge and agree that all Images and all rights in the Images (including, without limitation, copyright) belong to FAI, its agents, contractors, or other persons who captured or created the Images, as the case may be, and you waive any right to be compensated for the Images or any use of the Images.  You also agree that the permission and release you give in this Permission and Release extends not only to FAI, but also to its agents, contractors, legal representatives, licensees, and assigns.

Your Agreement.

By acknowledging below, you agree to this Permission and Release.  Thank you.  Your agreement is very important to us, and we require it before we can let you participate in the Event.