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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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TCF Scholarship Recipient- Marcus Nolan

Patricia Baldwin captured the moment her grandson, Marcus Nolan, received notification that he would have a scholarship from The CIRI Foundation to support his study of engineering. She says, “One very happy Grandson and very happy family. Thank you.”
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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 and ASCA Partnership- ARTShops 2016 Constructing Traditional Kayaks

A Journey To What Matters and ASCA Partnership- ARTShops 2016 Constructing Traditional Kayaks

Project: ARTShops 2016 Constructing Traditional Kayaks Alaska State Council on the Arts Partnership Written by: Cheri Simeonoff, ARTShop 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 […]
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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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    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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    A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- First Light at Mt. Edgecumbe

A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- First Light at Mt. Edgecumbe

Project: First Light at Mount Edgecumbe Grantee: First Light Alaska Story and Photo by: Loulare Moore It was an honor and a pleasure for me to participate in the Mount Edgecumbe classes this spring. Not only was I allowed to share some of what I have […]
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    A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Ilanka Cultural Arts

A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Ilanka Cultural Arts

Project: Ilanka Cultural Arts Grantee: Native Village of Eyak Story and Photo by: Brooke Johnson Our village was able to receive a grant from The CIRI Foundation in 2016 to study our local masks and work on making our own stained glass mask, a medium that […]
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