The Convention is free and open to the public, so no registration is required.

The 2024 Convention theme is "Our Children - Our Future Ancestors," and will be held on October 17-19, 2024 at the Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska. AFN President Julie Kitka will serve as the 2024 keynote speaker.

The annual convention serves as the principal forum and voice for the Alaska Native community in addressing critical issues of public policy and government. The convention convenes thousands of official delegates and participants from membership organizations across the state.

At the Convention, delegates discuss strategic opportunities and challenges, listen to memorable keynote speeches, hear reports from political leaders and presentations from expert panels, and share stories of resilience, experiences, strengths, knowledge, and hope for the future.

The resolutions passed by the voting delegates set the priorities for the year and guide AFN’s efforts. The Convention is the largest representative annual gathering in the United States of Native peoples.

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