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: Increased Alaska Native Arts and Culture grant program. Established in … Read more

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 to What Matters: Increased Alaska Native Arts and Culture grant … Read more

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 CIRI Foundation’s A Journey to What Matters: Increased Alaska Native Arts … Read more

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 One. NV1 is owned by Koahnic Broadcast Corporation and we received … Read more

Heritage Project Grant- Nudnelyahi Qudulyi Dena’ina Plants as Food and Medicine Conference

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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 the arrangements on the tables to the catering of the food, … Read more

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 canoe we talked with many traditional carvers for ideas and input on … Read more

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 ages of 13-20 located in Anchorage, Alaska. Although the shelter is … Read more

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: Increased Alaska Native Arts and Culture grant program. Established in … Read more

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 of fabric and stitches made, beads sewn, drums stretched and paint swept over … Read more