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Heritage Project Grant – ALAXSXA | ALASKA

Project: ALAXSXA | ALASKA
Grantee: Bunnell Street Arts Center
Story and photographs provided by Asia Freeman
Additional photographs from Candace Blas

ALAXSXA | ALASKA (AA) wove puppetry, video installations, recorded interviews, and yuraq (Alaska Native Yup’ik drum and dance) in a collage of striking contemporary and […]

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    Heritage Project Grant – WE UP: Indigenous Hip-Hop of the Circumpolar North

Heritage Project Grant – WE UP: Indigenous Hip-Hop of the Circumpolar North

Project: WE UP: Indigenous Hip-Hop of the Circumpolar North
Grantee: Anchorage Museum Association
Story by: Jamie Newsom Eaton

WE UP: Indigenous Hip-Hop of the Circumpolar North is a feature-length documentary film produced by the Anchorage Museum. It profiles the rising stars of Northern Indigenous hip-hop […]

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Heritage Project Grant- Coloring Alutiiq in Ouzinkie

Project: Coloring Alutiiq
Grantee: Alutiiq Museum & Archaeological Repository
Story by: Amy Steffian

On a rainy, windy day in September, the children at Ouzinkie School had some special visitors. Alutiiq artist Hanna Sholl and three members of the Alutiiq Museum’s staff flew to the rural community […]

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    Heritage Project Grant- Culture and Youth Engagement Project

Heritage Project Grant- Culture and Youth Engagement Project

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

Covenant House Alaska (CHA) operates numerous programs for youth experiencing homelessness between the ages of 13-24 located in Anchorage, Alaska. Although CHA’s facilities exist in the state’s most populated municipality, youth […]

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    Heritage Project Grant- Radio Series “Definition of Resilience” from INDIGEFI

Heritage Project Grant- Radio Series “Definition of Resilience” from INDIGEFI

Project: Radio Series “Definition of Resilience” from INDIGEFI
Grantee: Koahnic Broadcast Corporation
Story by: Alexis Sallee

This last year, I was fortunate enough to work on a project that has given me the opportunity to continue to understand healing through music in Native America. I’m […]

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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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    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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    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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    Heritage Project Grant- Professional Production and Development for Alaska Native Playwrights

Heritage Project Grant- Professional Production and Development for Alaska Native Playwrights

Project: Professional Production and Development for Alaska Native Playwrights
Grantee: Perseverance Theatre
Story by: Frank Henry Kaash Katasse

This was what I told a group of students in the International Club at East High School. This room was filled with kids from all […]

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