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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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    A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Traditional Alutiiq Skin Sewing and Beading Education

A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Traditional Alutiiq Skin Sewing and Beading Education

Project: Traditional Alutiiq Skin Sewing and Beading Education (2015) Grantee: Native Village of Afognak Story and Photos by: Nina Gronn The Native Village of Afognak (NVA) was awarded A Journey To What Matters grant from the CIRI Foundation. NVA used the funding at our Dig Afognak […]
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    A Journey To What Matters and ASCA Partnership- ArtShops 2016 Ancient Alutiiq Cell Phones

A Journey To What Matters and ASCA Partnership- ArtShops 2016 Ancient Alutiiq Cell Phones

Project: ArtShops 2016 Ancient Alutiiq Cell Phones Alaska State Council on the Arts Partnership Photos by: Anna Lisa Nelson 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 […]
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    A Journey To What Matters and Heritage Project Grant- Culture in the Classrooms

A Journey To What Matters and Heritage Project Grant- Culture in the Classrooms

Project: Culture in the Classrooms Grantee: Cook Inlet Native Head Start Written by: Marilynn Woods, Cultural Coordinator Dustin Newman & Tatiana Petticrew We had Dustin Newman and Tatiana Petticrew share with our students the items that they made for our classrooms, […]
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A Journey To What Matters Project Grant- Twining Cedar

Project: Twining Cedar- Restoring the Art and Cultural Practice of Tsimshian Bark Basketry Grantee: Anchorage Museum Association in partnership with the Haayk Foundation Photos by: Wayde Carroll
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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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