The Alutiiq Museum is the 2019 recipient of Discover Kodiak’s Chinook Award, an honor recognizing a community contribution by a non-profit organization.
With a $74,000 contract from the US Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Alutiiq Museum and the Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak will partner on the Pinguat (Beads) Project—a two-year effort to study and teach Alutiiq beading.
With an eye toward continued growth, the Koniag Board of Directors selected Ron Unger as Koniag’s CEO. Marty Shuravloff has been appointed to fill Ron’s seat on the Koniag Board.
Alutiiq Museum Executive Director April Counceller has been honored by the Alaska Anthropological Association for her work leading the developing of the Alutiiq Ancestors’ Memorial, a new public park in downtown Kodiak.
At the Alutiiq Museum, Marlise is currently working to connect with artists.
Alaska Aerospace released the 2018 Annual Report, titled “Rockets and Roll’n,” commemorating twenty years of space launch from the Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska (PSCA) at Narrow Cape, Kodiak.