7:30 AM - 8:30 AM              

Shared Breakfast

 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Opening Song, Blessing, and Welcome
Elder Wilson Justin, Nebesna, Cheesh'na

Evon Peter, Vice Chancellor of Rural, Community and Native Education, UAF

 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
KEYNOTE:   Key Features of Success

Jerry Isaac, Tanacross, Alaska Federation of Natives Co-Chair

 9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Visiting Break

 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Moving Forward: Co-Management on the Horizon Panel
Moderator:  Natasha Singh, General Counsel, Tanana Chiefs Conference
Panelists:
  • Ben Stevens, Director Tanana Chiefs Conference Hunting and Fishing Task Force
  • Mike Williams, Akiak, Chair of Kuskokwim Intertribal Fish Commission
  • Karen Linnell, ED, Copper River-Ahtna inter-Tribal Resource Conservation District
  • Stewart Cogswell Fisheries Division Chief, Office of Subsistence Management, USFWS
  • Stephanie Schmidt, Area Management Biologist, ADF&G
  • Aaron Poetter, Kuskokwim Area Manager, ADF&G
 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Visiting Break

 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Reflections on Collaborative Research
Dr. Terry Chapin, Professor Emeritus, UAF

Stephanie Rainie, Associate Director and Senior Researcher, Native Nations Institute

 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Shared Lunch with Blessing & Reflection, Paul William Jr., Beaver

 1:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Cross-Cultural Communication Exercise
Paul Williams Sr., Traditional Chief of Beaver

Mike Koskey, Center for Cross-Cultural Studies, UAF

 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Building Solutions Together:  Small Group Work Sessions

Facilitated with Andrea Sanders Yup'ik, Director, Alaska Native Policy Center. 1st Alaskans Institute

 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Visiting Break

 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Building Solutions Together:  Work Sessions and Reporting Back

Facilitated with Andrea Sanders Yup'ik, Director, Alaska Native Policy Crt. 1st Alaskans Institute

 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Closing Song, Blessing, Reflection
Elder Luke Titus, Minto Elder

Evon Peter, Vice Chancellor of Rural, Community and Native Education, UAF


 

Moving Forward: Co-Management on the Horizon
 Panel

Panel moderator will provide a positive and productive tone for an informative panel with meaningful dialogue. An overview of co-management / collaborative management projects in development in Alaska will be provided. Perspectives on developing ANCSA , and pertinent projects will be shared, highlighting best practices, challenges, and solutions.

Reflections on Collaborative Research

 

Building Solutions Together
: Small Group Work Sessions and Reporting Back