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    A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Material Traditions: Cedar Residency

A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Material Traditions: Cedar Residency

Project: Material Traditions: Gut, Ivory, and Cedar
Grantee: Anchorage Museum Association
Written by: Marian Kaminitz

As a conservator from the National Museum of the American Indian – one of the loaning institutions to the Anchorage Museum’s Arctic Studies Center – I was invited to observe and participate in […]

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    A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Angyaaq Construction at Akhiok Kids Camp

A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Angyaaq Construction at Akhiok Kids Camp

Project: Angyaaq Construction at Akhiok Kids Camp
Grantee: Native Village of Akhiok
Photos by: Sven Haakanson 

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    A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Alaska Yuut Arts- Dolls Workshop

A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Alaska Yuut Arts- Dolls Workshop

Project: Alaska Yuut Arts and Crafts E-Commerce Project
Grantee: Association of Village Council Presidents (ACVP)
Written by: Eva Malvich, Director/Curator Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center

For many generations, little Yup’ik girls were provided with ‘cloth’ dolls – entire families consisting of dad, […]

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    A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Alaska Native Art Classes

A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Alaska Native Art Classes

Project: Alaska Native Art Classes
Grantee: Qutekcak Native Tribe
Written by: Mariah Johnson, Program Coordinator, Qutekcak Native Tribe

The Qutekcak Native Tribe received funds from The CIRI Foundation through a “Journey To What Matters” project grant. The tribe used the funds to hold weekly […]

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    A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Material Traditions: Ivory Residency

A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Material Traditions: Ivory Residency

Project: Material Traditions: Gut, Ivory, and Cedar
Grantee: Anchorage Museum Association
Written by: Mary Johns and Jerome Saclamana

My name is Mary Johns, I am Ahtna, Athabascan and I am of the Water Clan. This residency brought new light to my understanding of Alaska Native art. I know a […]

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    A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Wrangell’s Journey to Revive the Culture

A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Wrangell’s Journey to Revive the Culture

Project: Wrangell’s Journey to Revive the Culture
Grantee: Alaska Native Sisterhood
Written by: Tis Peterman

ANSA was the recipient of A Journey to What Matters in 2015. Cultural classes were rarely held in Wrangell and the base of this grant was to provide more classes to our local […]

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    A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Haida Regalia Making

A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Haida Regalia Making

Project: Haida Regalia Making
Grantee: Hydaburg City School District
Written by: Priscilla Goulding

Our project was making Haida regalia in the Hydaburg School (Hydaburg City School District) in grades K-12 as well as the Kasaan School, (part of Southeast Island School District).  Years ago, seniors would make regalia to […]

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    A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Material Traditions: Sewing Gut Photos

A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Material Traditions: Sewing Gut Photos

Project: Material Traditions: Gut, Ivory, and Cedar
Grantee: Anchorage Museum Association

Organized by the Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center at the Anchorage Museum and held at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center in Bethel

Photos Shared by: Tatiana Berryman

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    A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Material Traditions: Sewing Gut

A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Material Traditions: Sewing Gut

Project: Material Traditions: Gut, Ivory and Cedar
Grantee: Anchorage Museum Association
Organized by the Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center at the Anchorage Museum and held at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center in Bethel
Written by: Hillary Vild, participant

No, I am not performing surgeries at the hospital and stitching up […]

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    A Journey To What Matters and ASCA Partnership- ARTShops 2016 Grass Sewers of Naknek

A Journey To What Matters and ASCA Partnership- ARTShops 2016 Grass Sewers of Naknek

Project: ARTShops 2016 Grass Sewers of Naknek
Alaska State Council on the Arts Partnership
Story and Photo by: Anna Hoover, 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 […]

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