FAI’s Indigenous Leadership Continuum (ILC) helps to develop the next generation of Alaska Native leaders and support their contribution to the advancement of the Native community. We work to ensure the next generations of Alaska Native leaders are connected to their culture and each other. 

First Alaskans Institute (FAI) is pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for the following Indigenous Leadership Continuum (ILC) Fellowships:

  • 2024 Public Policy Fellowship to place two to four Alaska Native and rural Alaskans in Juneau during the 1st regular session January – April 2024
  • 2024 Rural Governance Fellowship to place Alaska Native and rural Alaskans in a Tribe in a rural community from January – May 2024, dates are flexible due to needs of the Tribe
  • 2024 Al Adams Young Political Leader Fellowship to place Alaska Native and rural Alaskans in Washington D.C. during a congressional session dates to be determined (TBD)
  • 2024 First Nations Futures Program places six mid-level career Alaska Natives in a unique partnership Indigenous peoples of Hawai’i, and Aotearoa (New Zealand) to cultivate and grow Indigenous leadership in service of our families, cultures, employers, communities, homelands and the world.


Apply to be a Fellow Apply to host a Fellow 

Apply for the First Nations Futures Program