America250 Alaska Federation of Natives Convention
Please join the America250 Foundation this Monday and Tuesday, December 13th and 14th, during the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention! This year’s convention is fully online and America250 is hosting a coffee chat and listening session with the Tribal public and private sector. America250 is tasked with making America’s 250th anniversary in 2026 an unforgettable experience for all.
CHAT ONE, MONDAY, DECEMBER 13
Time: 2:10pm to 2:40pm MST, (4:10pm EST)
Description: America250 is charged with leading the largest and most inclusive anniversary observance in U.S. history and making an unforgettable experience for all Americans. So how do we plan to get this done? Join our staff as we share our story and what we are doing to reach all sectors of America, including Alaska Native communities. Speakers include America250’s Tribal Partnerships Senior Manager Andrei Jacobs (Yup’ik & Inupiaq), Senior Vice-President Kyle Anderson, and Director or Tribal and National Partnerships Jamie Lee Marks.
CHAT TWO, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14
Time: 12:30pm to 1:00pm MST (2:30pm EST)
Description: The 250th birthday of the United States is coming up before you know it. How will you and other Native nations respond to America’s birthday on July 4, 2026? Come share your thoughts with America250 on what is an appropriate Tribal response. Is it a commemoration? Let us know. Joining in the listening session are America250’s President & CEO Joe Daniels, Senior Vice-President Kyle Anderson, Senior Manager of Tribal Partnerships Andrei Jacobs (Yup’ik, Inupiaq) and Director of Tribal and Partnerships Jamie Lee Marks,