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Alaska State Council on the Arts

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Utaqalirciqamken! - We will wait for you!

 

Spring Sale

Tuesday, April 15 - Saturday, April 19, 2014
Alutiiq Museum Store

Shop the Alutiiq Museum the third week in April and receive a 10% discount storewide, and 20% off our logo merchandise. Available to our online and phone customers too. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 907-486-7004.

 

 

Great Alaskan Earthquakes on Afognak Island

A Lecture by Patrick Saltonstall
Hosted by the Cook Inlet Historical Society
April 17, 2014, 7:30 pm
Anchorage Museum Auditorium
Free to the public, refreshments following the presentation

Join Patrick to learn about the 1964 tsunami and the destruction and abandonment of the Native village of Afognak. His slideshow will illustrate the environmental and cultural impacts that natural disasters have had to the Kodiak archipelago.

Photo: Generator shed in Afognak Village.
 

The Whaler–A Reading by Alisha Drabek

A Whale Fest Event
Saturday, April 19, 2014
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Alutiiq Museum Gallery
$5 Admission, Museum Members Free

Alish Drabek will read The Whaler, in Alutiiq and Engligh. This is a traditional Alutiiq story (for mature audiences) from Ralph Demidoff of Little Afognak, 1962.  For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 907-486-7004.

Image:  Petroglyph from Cape Alitak, Kodiak Island, showing people whaling.

 

First Friday Art Walk - Featuring Susan Malutin

May 2, 2104, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Alutiiq Museum Gallery

Meet Susan and  enjoy examples of her work.  For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  This event is free and open to the public.

 

Photo:  Fish Skin boots trimmed with sea otter fur by Susan Malutin.

Alutiiq Language Symposium

Saturday, May 3, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Kodiak College, Benny Benson Building, Room 106

Celebrate the Alutiiq language at a free community workshop. Booths will feature exciting new learning publications and opportunities. Welcome keynote speaker Laura Cornelius from the Oneida Nation to share an inspiring message about language revitalization and well-being. Laura Cornelius has studied the Oneida language, developed education programs and encouraged cultural discussions about language revitalization and wellness for over 30 years.

Join students, families, supporters, and Elders as we celebrate the Alutiiq language and enjoy performances, door prizes, and a potluck lunch. Both current and future learners are welcome!  Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 907-486-7004, for more information.

Photo:  Language learners gathered for an Alutiiq dancing workshop, 2011

Inartalicirpet | Our Weaving Ways Exhibit Openning

Members Only Preview: Saturday, May 10. 6:00-8:00 pm at the Alutiiq Museum
Public Openning: Tuesday, May 12, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
 

We are pleased to announce the opening of Inartalicirpet, the Alutiiq Museum’s new exhibition celebrating the history and artistry of traditional weaving on Kodiak Island. A group of weavers travelled to St. Petersburg, Russia to study historical Alutiiq artifacts and bring the traditions they learned back to our villages and community. We present their story in photographs and video, and display their recent works. Also on display will be  woven pieces from local artists, a rare 19th Century Alutiiq spruce root hat, and a collection of prehistoric items from the Karluk One archaeological site.  For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 907-486-7004, x25.

Photo: June Simeonoff Pardue admiring a basket at the Russian Museum of Ethnography.

Community Language Night

Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00 pm
Alutiiq Museum Gallery

Whether you are a longtime language learner or just beginning to explore the Alutiiq language, Community Language Night is for you.  This weekly gathering at the Alutiiq Museum brings language enthusiasts together to play language acquisition games. Learners at every level are welcome.  Enjoy the company of other language learners while you sharpen your skills. Cultural Education Specialist Marya Halvorsen and other local Kodiak Alutiiq language learners will lead you through a series of conversational activities in the museum gallery, with no admission fee. This program is made possible through support from Natives of Kodiak, and the Native Village of Afognak, through a grant from the Administration for Native Americans (#90NL0530-01-00). Tang'rciqamci ataku! See you all soon... For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 486-7004.

Photo: Language learners practice their skills with a game.

 

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Alutiiq Language Club

Wednesdays at Noon
Sun'aq Tribal Building, in the upstairs conference room

Join Alutiiq speakers and language learns to practice your Alutiiq language skills.  The club is free and open to people of all ages and skill levels.  Participants are welcome to bring their lunch.

 

For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .