1. When is the 2018 AFN Convention?

The 2018 Convention will be held October 18, 19 and 20 at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

Plenary Sessions:
Thursday, October 18 & Friday, October 19 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday, October 20 8:00am-4:00pm

Customary Art Show and Exhibit Fair Hours:
8:00am-6:00pm Thursday & Friday
8:00am-3:00pm Saturday

Thursday and Friday 7:00pm-11:00pm at the Dena’ina Center

AFN Closing Banquet:
Saturday  7:00pm-9:00pm

2. Who can attend?

The Convention is a private gathering of our delegates and membership, but AFN welcomes visitors to all the plenary sessions, the Alaska Native Customary Art Show, and the AFN Exhibit Fair.

3. Do I need to register?

Only AFN member delegates need to register. There is no cost or registration requirement for visitors. Quyana Native Dance performances and the AFN Banquet require the purchase of tickets.

4. I would like to sell merchandise at the Customary Arts Show.  Who should  I contact?

Please email Nicole for more information.

5. I would like to be an exhibitor at the Exhibit Fair. Who should I contact?

Please email Trina Landlord for information.

6. How do I get Quyana tickets?

Quyana will be held Thursday and Friday evening at the Dena’ina Center from 7:00pm -11:00pm. Ticket sales begin at 10 a.m. at the Dena’ina Center. Tickets are $10 per person.

7. How do I get Banquet tickets?

Banquet tickets are available for purchase. Call to reserve your seat or 10-person table*. We accept all major credit cards. Call AFN at (907) 274-3611 or email njames@nativefederation.org. 

  • $2,000 VIP Table
  • $1,500 Gold Table
  • $1,200 Silver Table
  • $100 General Admission

General Admission tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please make checks payable to: AFN , 3000 A Street, Suite 210, Anchorage, Alaska 99503. Tickets may be picked up at the AFN Office or the AFN Information Table on October 18th.

8. How do I get an agenda?

2018 Annual AFN Agenda will be release the first week of October 2018

9. Are there special transportation or hotel rates for the Convention?

More information will be available soon.