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Leadership Summit 2002 - The Sun Is Rising
Presented by
First Alaskans Institute


October 23, 2002

Egan Convention Center

  Dance Group
9:00am   Invocation
9:10am  Opening Remarks:  Chief Evon Peter, Arctic Village Traditional Council
9:30am  Honorary Speaker:  Quentin Simeon, University of Alaska Anchorage – Alaska Native Oratory Society
9:50am Introduction to “The Gatherings” – Discussions Regarding Issues Facing Alaska Natives: Succession Planning, Sustainable Development, Subsistence, Education, Cultural Identity, Sovereignty, Political and Economic Power, Land and Wildlife Management, Healthy Communities and Networking.
10:15am - Noon   The Gathering I: Alaska Native Visions in 2020
(11:00am – 11:15am: Culture Break)
Noon - 1:00pm Lunch on your own (Don't forget the Job Fair downstairs)
1:15pm - 1:45pm Honorary Speaker: Cathy Rexford, Miss World Eskimo Indian Olympics
1:45pm - 3:30pm The Gathering II: Let’s Take Action
(2:30pm – 2:45pm: Culture Break)
3:30pm Bethel JROTC - National Drill Team Champions (INVITED)
4:00pm Get Out the Native Vote
4:15pm Nativeleadership.net - Continue the Momentum
5:00pm Adjourn

5:30pm – 7pm: Networking Reception at 606 E St., Suite 200 – right across the park from the Egan Convention Center!  Hosted by First Alaskans Institute

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