2017 Keeping the Homefires Burning

November 9, 2017

Celebrate our 40th year as one of the oldest Native philanthropic organizations. Honor the endurance and resilience of Indigenous Peoples and be ready to

Warrior Up.

2017 Keeping the Homefires Burning
Celebrating 40 Years

November 9-11, 2017 — Yavapai Nation
Evening reception November 8th

Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples is honored to host this unique opportunity for Native organizers and activists to collaborate, share, and grow. Keeping the Homefires Burning provides a place of synergy and strategy for grassroots community groups to come together, share skills through peer learning and exchange, and build momentum and power.

Warrior Up will focus on advocacy, climate change, food sovereignty, and wellness, among other topics pertaining to sustainable and culturally vibrant communities against the backdrop of contemporary ecological, economic and social distresses.


We have been hosting Keeping the Homefires Burning for over 20 years! During its life, we have created traditions shaping the spirit of the gathering.

Traditional attire is encouraged and welcomed. Bring your Native event or action t-shirts, wear your moccasins, come prepared for yoga and other mindfulness activities, as well as morning runs and traditional hula. Also be ready to dance or sing, accept an honor song, and join others in sunrise ceremony.

Come prepared for Seventh Generation Fund's necklace exchange tradition. As part of our self-introductions and networking, all participants will engage in exchanging necklaces throughout the gathering. Bring a necklace that you do not mind parting with or make one at the event with materials that we will provide.

Let's create a Seventh Generation Fund story together! Be sure to use #BeAGoodAncestor and #WarriorUp throughout the gathering on social media.


We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center
10438 N Fort McDowell Road
Scottsdale, Arizona, 85264

A discounted room rate is available under our block. We strongly recommend that lodging is secured through our registration process to ensure you receive the discounted rate. Event registration lodging includes a 4-night stay at the Resort for arrival check-in on November 8, 2017 and departure check-out on November 12, 2017.


Registration includes event materials, access to plenaries and sessions, and meals each day of the gathering (breakfast, lunch, and dinner during November 9-11, 2017). Registration details coming soon.


On Saturday, November 11th from 6:30pm-8:30pm, the 2017 Keeping the Homefires Burning will be complemented by our banquet evening and silent auction.

Guests will enjoy cultural performance, and savor in an elegant plated dinner, hors d'oeurves, and other delectables. The evening will be accompanied by special guests and showcase an intimate silent auction of distinct items from throughout the Indigenous World. Semiformal or traditional attire.

Admission is included in all event registrations. Tickets are also available for separate purchase. Details coming soon.


Participants will have an opportunity to barter, exchange, share, and sell during the Indigenous Marketplace. All vendors must register for the Indigenous Marketplace in alignment with the Yavapai Nation requirements. Registration is conveniently provided through Warrior Up Registration for participants, or by signing up separately and solely as a vendor through Indigenous Marketplace.

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Limited space is available for purchase in our Program. Details coming soon.


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