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    A Journey to What Matters- Alaska Native PLACE Sewing Workshops

A Journey to What Matters- Alaska Native PLACE Sewing Workshops

Project: Alaska Native PLACE Sewing Workshops, Professional Development & Dialogue Grantee: Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center Story and photos by: Angela Demma Alaska Native PLACE, which stands for Providing Living Artists Creative Environments, holds a monthly gathering for Alaska Native artists (except during subsistence activities […]
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    A Journey To What Matters- 35th Annual Elders & Youth Conference – Survival Kit Tool Making

A Journey To What Matters- 35th Annual Elders & Youth Conference – Survival Kit Tool Making

Project: 35th Annual Elders & Youth Conference – Survival Kit Tool Making Grantee: First Alaskans Institute Story by: Denbigh Perry Volunteering for the 2018 Youth and Elders Conference in Anchorage, Alaska, which is hosted by the First Alaskans Institute; was a terrific opportunity. This event […]
By |January 8th, 2019|A Journey to What Matters, Featured Posts|Comments Off on A Journey To What Matters- 35th Annual Elders & Youth Conference – Survival Kit Tool Making

A Journey To What Matters- Learning From Our Elders

Project: Journey of Artistic Exploration Grantee: Bethel Council of the Arts Story by: Laura Ellsworth There were 14 students lined up and ready to go on the first day of the Nasqurrun (headdress) sewing class […]
By |December 11th, 2018|A Journey to What Matters, Featured Posts, Project Grant|Comments Off on A Journey To What Matters- Learning From Our Elders
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    A Journey To What Matters- Na Ganiyaatgm, Na Lagm (Our Ancestors, Our Fire)

A Journey To What Matters- Na Ganiyaatgm, Na Lagm (Our Ancestors, Our Fire)

Project: 35th Annual Elders & Youth Conference Grantee: First Alaskans Institute Story by: Lena Jacobs Photos by: Sven Haakanson The First Alaskans Institute (FAI) hosted the 35th Annual Elders & Youth Conference in Anchorage October 14-17, 2018. One of the conference highlights every year includes […]
By |December 3rd, 2018|A Journey to What Matters, Featured Posts, Project Grant|Comments Off on A Journey To What Matters- Na Ganiyaatgm, Na Lagm (Our Ancestors, Our Fire)

A Journey To What Matters- Cultural Traditions Workshops

Project: Cultural Traditions Workshops Grantee: Tanana Chiefs Conference Authored by: Cindy Schumaker Reclaiming cultural heritage is part of the solution to the ills adversely affecting the well being of Alaska Native people. By reconnecting with traditional values, preserving traditional ways of knowing, becoming grounded in […]
By |November 12th, 2018|A Journey to What Matters, Featured Posts, Project Grant|Comments Off on A Journey To What Matters- Cultural Traditions Workshops
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    A Journey To What Matters- Re-emerging Culture in Wrangell II

A Journey To What Matters- Re-emerging Culture in Wrangell II

Project: Re-emerging Culture in Wrangell II Grantee: Alaska Native Sisterhood Story by: Tis Peterman ANSA co-sponsored a two-day paddle making class with the One Canoe Society and Sealaska Heritage Institute in Wrangell. The local school district provided their wood shop classroom as in-kind. The students […]
By |October 29th, 2018|A Journey to What Matters, Featured Posts, Project Grant|Comments Off on A Journey To What Matters- Re-emerging Culture in Wrangell II
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    A Journey To What Matters- Nutaqiq: A Circumpolar Art Show and Workshop

A Journey To What Matters- Nutaqiq: A Circumpolar Art Show and Workshop

Project: Nutaqiq, a Circumpolar Art Show and Workshop Grantee: Inuit Circumpolar Council Alaska Authored by: Holly Mititquq Nordlum Photos by: Michael Conti Photography Inuit Circumpolar Council Alaska contracted me to organize and executed Nutaqtiq: A Circumpolar Inuit Art Show and Workshop during the ICC General Assembly […]
By |October 11th, 2018|A Journey to What Matters, Featured Posts, Project Grant|Comments Off on A Journey To What Matters- Nutaqiq: A Circumpolar Art Show and Workshop
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    A Journey To What Matters- Yup’ik Culture Fest Workshops 2018

A Journey To What Matters- Yup’ik Culture Fest Workshops 2018

Project: Yup’ik Culture Fest Workshops 2018 Grantee: Quinhagak Heritage, Inc. Authored by: Carl Nicolai and Crystal Carter The Yup’ik Culture Fest Workshops in Quinhagak took place August 6-11, run by the Nunalleq Culture and Archaeology Center. For the past week, we have been going around […]
By |October 2nd, 2018|A Journey to What Matters, Featured Posts|Comments Off on A Journey To What Matters- Yup’ik Culture Fest Workshops 2018
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    A Journey To What Matters- Prince William Sound Spruce Root Revival Project

A Journey To What Matters- Prince William Sound Spruce Root Revival Project

Project: Prince William Sound Spruce Root Revival Project Grantee: Native Village of Eyak Written by: Brooke Johnson We are from Cordova and belong to the Native Village of Eyak. Historically, we used to weave with spruce roots, but throughout the years, that skill has become […]
By |August 8th, 2018|A Journey to What Matters, Featured Posts|Comments Off on A Journey To What Matters- Prince William Sound Spruce Root Revival Project
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    A Journey To What Matters- Yakutat Tlingit Tribe House Front Project

A Journey To What Matters- Yakutat Tlingit Tribe House Front Project

Project: Yakutat Tlingit Tribe House Front Project Grantee: Yakutat Tlingit Tribe Written by: Gloria Wolfe In 2017 the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe was awarded a Journey to What Matters grant to create a formline-style house front at the site of the tribe’s culture camp. Local artist, Loretta […]
By |July 27th, 2018|A Journey to What Matters, Featured Posts, Project Grant|Comments Off on A Journey To What Matters- Yakutat Tlingit Tribe House Front Project