2012 AFN Convention to air on statewide television and on the web

The 2012 Alaska Federation of Natives Convention and First Alaskans Institute’s Elders & Youth Conference in Anchorage this month will be broadcast live statewide on 360 North, GCI Channel 1 and ARCS and. Gavel-to-gavel coverage is also available online by visiting each organization’s respective website.

In Juneau, visit www.360north.org for more.

Here is a look at the schedule.

ELDERS & YOUTH (First Alaskans Institute)

Monday, Oct. 15: Conference, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; Cultural event: 7 p.m.–9 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 16: Conference. 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.


Thursday, Oct. 18: Convention. 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; Quyana I: 7–11 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 19: Convention. 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; Awards Luncheon, 12–1 p.m. (Live From Egan); Quyana I1: 7-11 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 20: Convention, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Blueberry Productions of Anchorage is producing the in-depth coverage, which includes interviews and analysis and features two nights of Quyana, a cultural event with the best in Native Dance and music. Sharon McConnell and Anna Sattler will host.

The live webcast includes a chat room. The events will be streamed on www.firstalaskans.org (for Elders & Youth) and www.nativefederation.org (for AFN).


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