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Stories by TCF Recipients & Alumni

TCF Scholarship Recipient- Janelle Feller

“My Education Journey” Story and Photo by: Janelle Feller (2017) Hello, my name is Janelle Feller and I am an Athabascan Alaska Native, as well as a member of the Native Village of Ruby. I was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, and plan […]
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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: […]
By |February 27th, 2018|A Journey to What Matters, ARTShops, Featured Posts, Project Grant|Comments Off on A Journey To What Matters and ASCA Partnership- ARTShops 2017 Alumni Room
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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 […]
By |February 16th, 2018|A Journey to What Matters, ARTShops, Featured Posts, Project Grant|Comments Off on A Journey To What Matters and ASCA Partnership- ArtShops 2017 Kokhanok Grass Basket Class
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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 […]
By |February 13th, 2018|Featured Posts, Heritage|Comments Off on Heritage Project Grant- Covenant House Alaska’s Culture and Youth Engagement Project
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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: […]
By |February 9th, 2018|A Journey to What Matters, ARTShops, Featured Posts, Project Grant|Comments Off on A Journey To What Matters and ASCA Partnership- ArtShops 2017 Chilkat Weaving