General information about the conference.
Theme: Sustaining Indigenous Livelihoods
Abstract Proposal website: https://goo.gl/forms/
For more information contact Sean Asiqłuq Topkok at 907-474-5537 or email email@example.com
Rates: You must register in order to attend the full conference, but the keynote address will be open and free to the public.
Pre-Conference is scheduled for Friday, April 7, 2017
Conference (April 8 & 9, 2017):
Location: Fairbanks, AK
Host hotel: Pike’s Waterfront Lodge (907) 456-4500
Reservations can be made at: www.pikeslodge.com using the group code: UAFRural2017
Additional lodging: Westmark Hotel (907) 456-7722
$125 full conference
$30 students (bring student ID)
FREE registration for Elders (62+)
CLICK HERE to register for the 2017 ANS Conference in Fairbanks, AK
Draft Schedule At-A-Glance
ANSC 2017 Draft Schedule – posted 3/7/17 (PDF file)
Keynote address title: The Right to Be Cold: One Woman’s Story of Protecting Her Culture, the Arctic and the Whole Planet
A book sale and signing of Cloutier’s, “The Right to be Cold” will follow the keynote on Saturday, April 8th, 2017.
Sheila Watt-Cloutier currently resides in Iqaluit, Nunavut. She was born in Kuujjuaq, Nunavik (northern Quebec), and was raised traditionally in her early years before attending school in southern Canada and at a residential setting in Churchill, Manitoba. She is the past Chair of Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC), the organization that represents internationally the 155,000 Inuit of Canada, Greenland, Alaska, and Chukotka in the Far East of the Federation of Russia.
The next three keynotes are a panel of young people who are living and sustaining their culture and values through different modalities. They will co-present.
Bio will be posted soon.
Piiyuuk Olivia Shields is Yup’ik from Toksook Bay, Alaska.
Samuel Johns (AK REBEL) is a community activist, motivational speaker and hip hop artist.