2023 Elders and Youth Conference

See you there


October 15, 2023 at 1:00pm - October 18, 2023


Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center
600 W 7th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501
United States
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2023 Elders and Youth Conference

  • Watch the livestream here - Elders & Youth Conference 2023
  • Program – Here is the latest Program Guide (PDF)
  • Registration – General registration is open!
  • Volunteer – We are recruiting volunteers to help with set-up, bag stuffing, registration, audio/visual technicians, workshop session helpers, and more. Elders & Youth is only made possible with the incredible love, support, time and energy of passionate community members who help to create a great experience for all of us. Sign up here or contact us at 907-677-1700 or [email protected] with any questions.
  • Hotels – Accommodations overview and discounts for hotels and inns in Anchorage.
  • Airlines – Alaska Airlines is offering a travel discount.
  • Sponsorship – Sponsor the Elders & Youth Conference! Check out our sponsorship packages and contact Silugngataanit’sqaq Melissa Marton at 907-677-1709 with any questions.
  • Media – We invite qualified, working journalists to submit a registration request for a complimentary media badge that provides access to the Elders & Youth Conference during hours open to the public. Apply here.
  • Elders & Youth Resolutions Workshop - **Mandatory workshop for EY Registered participants who may want to submit resolutions for consideration. Learn about resolutions as advocacy tools and the importance of civic engagement with guest speakers Qiġñaaq Cordelia Kellie (Office of Senator Murkowski), Samuel Hiratsuka (Office of Representative Peltola). Create resolutions with the guidance of fellow Elders and youth. Learn how to use your resolution to advocate for our Native peoples. Completed, timely-submitted, and approved resolutions that follow the process as directed at the workshop will be voted on by the conference attendees. If participants are not at the workshop and not engaged throughout, their resolutions will not be considered.
EY Resolutions Requirements
EY Resolution Template


Gunalchéesh to our 2023 Conference Sponsors
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Youth Level:
Alaska Children's Trust
Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska
Kawerak, Inc.