For almost fifty years, Gulkana has worked to have land that was taken returned to the village. Over many decades, people have trespassed through the village’s sacred burial grounds to gain access to the river, thereby desecrating grave sites.
Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) is pleased to announce the promotion of Alison Schoonover to Sacred Grounds Café Manager.
ANHC will receive $3 million in general operating support to enhance and support its healing, cultural, and educational programming work and an additional $100,000 in technical services.
A storybook for third-graders and an history book for high school students will be written by local experts and distributed for free to help young people and the public access detailed, accurate information on the Alutiiq past.
The Alaska Native Heritage Center has been awarded a $1.25 million grant to launch Unguwat: Resilience & Connection, a new Indigenous wellness project to serve young Alaska Native people.
The Alutiiq Museum is launching the Aluutiq Seal program to promote the work of Alutiiq artists and help consumers identify authentic Alutiiq-made art.