Alaska Federation of Natives Convention opened this morning in Fairbanks

After three days of pre-convention conferences, this morning at 8am the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention kicked off at the Carlson Center.

On the agenda for today are many topics and discussions including a Native and Federal Relations discussion.

Governor Sean Parnell is also scheduled to address the AFN Convention this morning.

Volunteers with AFN expect thousands of guests to visit the Interior to attend, what is called, the largest statewide Native gathering.