A Journey to What Matters- Salmon Culture

An Alaska Native Cultural Heritage and Artistic Sovereignty in Museums Project funded through A Journey to What Matters Salmon Culture Grantee: Pratt Museum The exhibition project, Salmon Culture, was developed at the Pratt Museum in Homer, Alaska with an Alaska Native curatorial team including Anna Hoover, Erin Gingrich, Drew Michael, Ilgavak Peter Williams, Rochelle Adams and Nadia … Read more

A Journey to What Matters- Exploring Alaska Native Gut: Exhibition, Collections, and Artistic Development

An Alaska Native Cultural Heritage and Artistic Sovereignty in Museums Project funded through A Journey to What Matters Exploring Alaska Native Gut: Exhibition, Collections, and Artistic Development Grantee: Alaska State Museum, Story by Ellen Carlee The CIRI Foundation funding recently brought together artist Sonya Kelliher-Combs (Iñupiaq/Athabascan) and Alaska State Museum (ASM) staff to begin a … Read more

A Journey to What Matters- Indigenous Watercraft Educational and Research Project

An Alaska Native Cultural Heritage and Artistic Sovereignty in Museums Project funded through A Journey to What Matters Indigenous Watercraft Educational and Research Project Grantee: University of Alaska Fairbanks Museum of the North, Story by Eduard Zdor I was fortunate to be involved in the Indigenous Watercraft educational and research project University of Alaska Fairbanks … Read more

A Journey to What Matters- Exploring Alaska Native Gut: Exhibition Collections, and Artistic Development

An Alaska Native Cultural Heritage and Artistic Sovereignty in Museums Project funded through A Journey to What Matters Exploring Alaska Native Gut: Exhibition Collections, and Artistic Development Grantee: Alaska State Museum, Story by Sonya Kelliher-Combs, Artist All the indigenous cultures of Alaska have historically used gut, a material with unique physical and metaphysical properties, to … Read more

A Journey to What Matters- Alaska Native Design: Parkas by Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center in Alaska

An Alaska Native Cultural Heritage and Artistic Sovereignty in Museums Project funded through A Journey to What Matters Pilot Project- Alaska Native Design: Parkas Grantee: Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center in Alaska, Story by Dawn Biddison, Museum Specialist For the 2020 pilot of the Alaska Native Cultural Heritage and Artistic Sovereignty in Museums Project, Amelia “Amy” … Read more