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    Education Project Grant – Alaska Afterschool Conference 2017

Education Project Grant – Alaska Afterschool Conference 2017

Project: Alaska Afterschool Conference 2017
Grantee: Alaska Children’s Trust
Photos by: Alaska Afterschool Conference


The Alaska Afterschool Conference is the largest gathering of out-of-school time professionals and volunteers in the state. This year’s conference engaged 195 individuals, including […]

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Heritage Project Grant- Elders and Youth: Sharing Our Past

Project: Elders and Youth: Sharing Our Past
Grantee: Ninilchik Traditional Council
Story by: Christina Pinnow

The Ninilchik Village Tribe has actively been working on preserving our culture and traditions that seem to have been lost or forgotten along the way. Even though we […]

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    A Journey To What Matters and ASCA Partnership- ArtShops 2017 Alumni Room

A Journey To What Matters and ASCA Partnership- ArtShops 2017 Alumni Room

Project: ArtShops 2017 Alumni Room       
Alaska State Council on the Arts Partnership
Story by: Mary Goddard

The ArtShops program is a collaboration between the Alaska State Council on the Arts, the Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation and The CIRI Foundation’s A Journey to What Matters: Increased […]

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    A Journey To What Matters and ASCA Partnership– ArtShops 2017 Objects of Research

A Journey To What Matters and ASCA Partnership– ArtShops 2017 Objects of Research

Project: ArtShops 2017 Objects of Research
Alaska State Council on the Arts Partnership
Written by: Melissa Shaginoff, ArtShop Leader

The ArtShops program is a collaboration between the Alaska State Council on the Arts, the Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation and The CIRI Foundation’s A Journey […]

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    A Journey To What Matters and ASCA Partnership- ArtShops 2017 Kokhanok Grass Basket Class

A Journey To What Matters and ASCA Partnership- ArtShops 2017 Kokhanok Grass Basket Class

Project: ArtShops 2017 Grass Basket Class in Kokhanok
Alaska State Council on the Arts Partnership
Written by: Marlene Nielsen, 2017 ArtShop Leader

The ArtShops program is a collaboration between the Alaska State Council on the Arts, the Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation and The […]

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    Heritage Project Grant- Radio Series on “Strength in Unity: Leadership – Partnership – Social Justice” at the 2017 AFN Convention

Heritage Project Grant- Radio Series on “Strength in Unity: Leadership – Partnership – Social Justice” at the 2017 AFN Convention

Project: Radio Series on “Strength in Unity: Leadership – Partnership – Social Justice” at the 2017 AFN Convention
Grantee: Koahnic Broadcast Corporation
Story by: Bob Petersen
Photos by: 
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation

My name is Bob Petersen and I am the Network Manager for Native Voice […]

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    Heritage Project Grant- Nudnelyahi Qudulyi Dena’ina Plants as Food and Medicine Conference

Heritage Project Grant- Nudnelyahi Qudulyi Dena’ina Plants as Food and Medicine Conference

Project: Nudnelyahi Qudulyi Dena’ina Plants as Food and Medicine Conference
Grantee: Kenaitze Indian Tribe
Photos and Captions by: Deb Nyquist
Story by: Denora Studnek

It is hard to know where to start; the participation fee in this program was well worth every penny. From […]

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    A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Bringing Haida Canoes Back

A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Bringing Haida Canoes Back

Project: A Journey To What Matters- Bringing Haida Canoes Back
Grantee: Organized Village of Kasaan
Story by: Stormy Hamar

The Organized Village of Kasaan was able to complete a traditional 18-foot hand carved wooden dugout Haida canoe. In the process of carving the […]

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    Heritage Project Grant- Covenant House Alaska’s Culture and Youth Engagement Project

Heritage Project Grant- Covenant House Alaska’s Culture and Youth Engagement Project

Project: Culture and Youth Engagement Project
Grantee: Covenant House Alaska
Written by: Jason Searle

Culture and Youth Engagement Project – A Partnership between the CIRI Foundation and Covenant House Alaska

Covenant House Alaska (CHA) is a shelter for homeless and at-risk youth between the […]

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    A Journey To What Matters and ASCA Partnership- ArtShops 2017 Chilkat Weaving

A Journey To What Matters and ASCA Partnership- ArtShops 2017 Chilkat Weaving

Project: ArtShops 2017
Alaska State Council on the Arts Partnership
Written by: Lily Hope, ArtShops participant

The ArtShops program is a collaboration between the Alaska State Council on the Arts, the Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation and The CIRI Foundation’s A Journey to What Matters: […]

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