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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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    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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    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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    A Journey To What Matters- Painting A Vision of Alaska’s Youth

A Journey To What Matters- Painting A Vision of Alaska’s Youth

Project: Painting a Vision of Alaska’s Youth
Grantee: Covenant House Alaska
Written by: Jason Searle

Over the course of the last six months, youth of Covenant House Alaska were awarded the valuable opportunity to experience Alaska Native Culture and Art first-hand.

In between rips […]

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    A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- ANCCS Culture Week 2017

A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- ANCCS Culture Week 2017

Project: Culture Week 2017
Grantee: Alaska Native Cultural Charter School
Written by: ANCCS
Photo by: ANCCS 

The Alaska Native Cultural Charter School (ANCCS) would like to send a huge Quyana to TCF for their continued support and dedication to the success of our Culture Week. During Culture […]

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    A Journey To What Matters- Old Harbor’s A Time to Dance Again

A Journey To What Matters- Old Harbor’s A Time to Dance Again

Project: A Time To Dance Again
Grantee: Old Harbor Alliance
Written by: Melissa Berns

‘A Time to Dance, Again’ is a program that was developed by the Old Harbor Alliance, our local non-profit, through a grant with the CIRI Foundation, Alaska State Council on […]

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A Journey To What Matters- Constructing Traditional Kayaks

Project: Akhiok Kids Camp
Grantee: Native Village of Akhiok
Written by: Cheri Simeonoff

Traditional qayat (kayaks) were once common on Kodiak Island and the surrounding regions. However, today you will find only a few being used regularly, one is at Alfred Naumoff’s fish camp and the […]

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    A Journey To What Matters- Akhiok Kids Camp at Native Village of Akhiok

A Journey To What Matters- Akhiok Kids Camp at Native Village of Akhiok

Project: Akhiok Kids Camp
Grantee: Native Village of Akhiok
Written by: Speridon Simeonoff Jr.
Photo by: Sven Haakanson Jr. 

The camp for the project was located at Cape Alitak with the permission of Akhiok-Kaguyak Inc. All campers/supplies must be transported to the location by skiff. Here materials […]

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    A Journey To What Matters- Traditional Material Arts at Elders and Youth

A Journey To What Matters- Traditional Material Arts at Elders and Youth

Project: Traditional Material Arts at Elders and Youth
Grantee: First Alaskans Institute
Story and Photo by: Lena Jacobs, Participant

I, along with my four children between the ages of 2 and 13 and my husband, attended the Athabascan beadwork and red and yellow cedar weaving workshops […]

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