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.
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
- 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
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!
Alaska Federation of Natives Convention
First Alaskans Institute Elders & Youth Conference
AFN Fairbanks website | AFN Fairbanks on Facebook