Welcome

“Doyon, Limited is pleased to welcome the Alaska Federation of Natives board, delegates and visitors to Fairbanks for the 2019 convention. We hope you experience the hospitality and warmth of the Golden Heart City. Anaa’ bassee’”

Aaron Schutt, CEO, Doyon Limited


“On behalf of the entire Fairbanks North Star Borough, we look forward to our community hosting the 53rd Annual Alaska Federation of Natives Convention this fall! Fairbanks is looking forward to greeting all of the Elders, delegates and their families with hospitality, warmth and enthusiasm. We have a super team of dedicated volunteers who are working with AFN to create a memorable convention. See you in October!”

Bryce J. Ward, Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor


“On behalf of the City of Fairbanks, it is my pleasure to welcome delegates, visitors, family, and friends to Fairbanks for the 2019 AFN Convention. Fairbanks is delighted to have the opportunity to host this important event, and we trust that you will have a very successful week in our beautiful city.”

Jim Matherly, City of Fairbanks Mayor


“We in Fairbanks look forward to once again hosting the AFN Convention. The “Golden Heart City” welcomes all to this important gathering in October 2019. While serious matters will be addressed at the convention, there will be plenty of fun filled activities too, including Quyana dance performances and arts and crafts sales. Come learn firsthand about the statewide Alaskan Native community!”

Sharon McConnell, Executive Director, Denakkanaaga, Inc.


“Explore Fairbanks – along with more than 100 volunteers – looks forward to planning for and warmly welcoming AFN delegates, families and friends with our Golden Heart hospitality. We are so honored and excited to see you soon!” With warm regards,

Deb Hickok, President and CEO, Explore Fairbanks