2018 Elders & Youth Conference

First Alaskans Institute’s 35th Annual Elders & Youth Conference – October 14-17, 2018 in Anchorage, Alaska

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Native Governance Center Youth Builders

Youth Rebuilders is a summer experience that equips Native youth with nation building training and inspires them to share their visions for the future. We’ll meet the selected Youth Rebuilders in their own community and provide them with three days of fun, interactive programming.

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Northwest Youth Corps’ Tribal Stewards Program

The Tribal Stewards Program is specifically designed to provide hands on training and experience to Native American young adults who are interested in pursuing employment with conservation corps, land and water resource management agencies, and other outdoor careers. The Tribal Stewards Program integrates team-based work projects, culture relevancy, education, and on-site vocational training into an experience that prioritizes personal growth, and the development of conservation work skills. Participants will develop technical skills working on a variety of conservation projects while developing the soft skills needed to be successful in the outdoor industry.

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5th Annual Native Youth Food and Agriculture Leadership Summit

The 2018 Native Youth in Food in Agriculture Leadership Summit is an annual conference hosted by University of Arkansas School of Law that gives Native youth the opportunity to gain a better understanding of of food and agriculture production and policy. During the Summit, youth will have the opportunity to connect with experts in food and agriculture, as well as learn the skills necessary to be the next generation of leaders in the field. This year’s dates are June 7-14 (includes travel), and all food, lodging, instructional materials and field trip costs will be provided. Some travel scholarships are available.

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