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Alaska Native Pulse 2019 – Native New Year Week

Native New Year week is coming up in October in Fairbanks! What’s going on during this time? Here is a list of events of interest to Alaska Native people and Alaskans. I enjoy going to these events to learn more about Alaska Native culture and to visit with friends and relatives.

Please feel free to email me with any events that you would like me to consider adding or comment below.

This is not meant to be a complete list. As with any events, dates are subject to change. I recommend going to the links provided for the most up-to-date information. Some events may have a cost. I added the Indigenous Peoples Day celebration in Anchorage too.

Upcoming Events

AMSC Fall Ceremonial Buffalo Hunt ● October 12, 2019 ● Delta Junction, Alaska

First Alaskans Institute’s Elders & Youth Conference ● October 13-16, 2019 ● Carlson Center, Fairbanks

  • Community Hall artist vendors and showcase exhibitors ● October 14-15

Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration ● 11:30 am, October 14, 2019  ● Alaska Pacific University Moseley Sports Center, Anchorage

Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration ● 10:30 am, October 14, 2019  ● College of Rural and Community Development, Fairbanks

AFN/NCAI 8th Annual Tribal Conference ● October 16, 2019 ● Fairbanks

AFN Welcome Potlatch ● October 16, 2019 ● Big Dipper Ice Arena, Fairbanks

Attla Movie Premiere Screenings of Attla Movie ● October 16-17, 2019 ● Goldstream Theatre, Fairbanks ● Free Eventbrite registration

Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Annual Convention ● October 17-19, 2019 ● Carlson Center, Fairbanks

  • Alaska Native Customary Art Fair October 17-19 ● Carlson Center, Fairbanks
    2019 Show Hours
    8 am-6 pm on Thursday, October 17
    8 am-6 pm on Friday, October 18
    8 am-3 pm on Saturday, October 19
  • Quyana Alaska I-II ● 7 p.m., October 17-18 ● Carlson Center, Fairbanks
  • AFN Banquet ● 7 p.m., October 19 ● Carlson Center, Fairbanks

All-Native AFN Basketball Tourney ● October 17-19, 2019 ● Lathrop High School, Fairbanks

Mt. Edgecumbe Alumni Dance ● 8 pm, October 18, 2019 ● Westmark Hotel Ballroom, Fairbanks

This is not meant to be a complete list. As with any events, dates are subject to change. I recommend going to the links provided for the most up-to-date information. Please visit the websites provided for more information and any questions or concerns you may have. Please comment if you have any updates/edits or if you have any other events to add. Safe travels! 

Native New Year! Love these ladies! But We’re So Happy

Links:
Alaska Federation of Natives Convention
First Alaskans Institute Elders & Youth Conference
AFN Fairbanks website | AFN Fairbanks on Facebook

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