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AFN elders and youths aired live

The Elders and Youth Conference, which takes place in advance of the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention, continues at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks today. Proceedings will be carried live from 8 a.m. to noon on ARCS -- the Alaska Rural Communications Service -- and GCI cable channels 1 and 15. The conference also will be web- cast from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at www.360north.org and www.firstalaskans.org.

The agenda for today calls for presentations on "Reclaiming Our Languages, Reclaiming Ourselves, "Getting Down With Your Culture," "Cultural Pride and Identity," "The Strength of Our Men" and "Getting Out the Native Vote."

The coverage will be hosted by Sharon McConnell and Anna Sattler for Blueberry Productions, which will also be covering the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention and Quyana Nights performances through Saturday. The Daily News will publish more detailed schedules on each day.


Anchorage Daily News/ adn.com