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  • Prehistory - Alaska Artifacts   - Prehistory of Alaska - photo image display of various hunting and utility tools that were used by the Inuit, Eskimo and Aleut.
  • Subsistence Hunting in Alaska   - isolated areas are filled with people who still maintain communities based on ancestral traditions and culture. Included in these traditions and culture is a rich history that is linked to their land and resources. These people pass their history, culture, and identity down from generation to generation in order to preserve their traditions. In many of these communities hunting, fishing, trapping, and gathering continue to be the main or only source of food and income.
  • Alaska - News of the Weird
  • The Alaska Chamber Singers - Alaska's premier choral ensemble. Founded in 1986 by Elvera Voth, the 40-voice chorale performs concerts of choral music of many styles, both a cappella and accompanied, with emphasis on classical.
  • Alaska Culture - Alaskan Travel, Eskimo, Denali National Park, Denali Wilderness, Discovering Alaska, Eskimo Culture, Pictures of Alaska, Indian
  • Alaska Folk Dance Listings - Alaska folk dance groups and related websites. Since 1970, we've helped people discover folk, contra and square dance as a new hobby, pastime, fitness/exercise program, way to meet people and family recreation, include folk dance in their travel plans and advertise their folk dance events.
  • Alaska Fur Exchange - Native Arts - Crafts - Alaska's largest fur pelt dealer also offering the state's largest selection of authentic Eskimo arts and crafts, furs and Alaskan made souvieners.
  • Alaska Historical Society - The official site of the Alaska Historical Society, home to information about Alaska history and local historical societies throughout the state.
  • Alaska History - Alaska has a wonderful multi-cultural history. Originally inhabited by Northwest Asian peoples at least 12,000 years ago, the area attracted wider attention with Russian exploration in 1741.
  • Alaska Native Brotherhood Camp 2 - to commemorate the fine qualities of the Native race of North America and to preserve their story, lore, art and virtues; to cultivate the morality, education, commerce and civil government of Alaska to improve individual and municipal health and laboring conditions
  • Alaska Native Costume Links - This Page is part of The Costumer's Manifesto, written by Tara Maginnis of The University of Alaska Fairbanks.
  • Alaska Native Culture - Issues of Alaskan Native Culture: language and culture groups, ... As reference material for other pages on the Orthodox Church in America website.
  • Alaska Native culture, Indian Natives of Alaska, Subsistence - Athabaskan, Inupiat, Tlingit, subsistence, traditions, costumes, food, culture
  • Alaska Native Heritage Center - Since time immemorial, Alaska Natives have been sustained by the guiding light of tradition. A wealth of history, wisdom and knowledge is handed down from generation to generation, ensuring survival through the changes and challenges of this great land.
  • Alaska Native Knowledge Network - designed to serve as a resource for compiling and exchanging information related to Alaska Native knowledge systems and ways of knowing.
  • Alaska Office - Preservation - Representatives of museums and cultural centers from all parts of Alaska met at the Anchorage Museum of History and Art from May 20 - 24, 1996, for five days of intensive training with Smithsonian experts in techniques for preserving the products and records of Alaska Native tradition.
  • Alaska Society and Cultural - history, general information, science, and statistical abstracts.
  • Alaska State Library Home Page - Quick Information Directory
  • Alaskan Native Art Virtual Museum. - This website was created by third through six grade students from William Tyson Elementary School. It was started in September 1997 and completed in March 1998. We've researched about Alaskan Natives' culture and their art.
  • Alaska's Many Cultures - Alaskans are the children of many nations. The legacy of Inupiat and Yupik Eskimos, Aleuts, and Athabascan, Haida, Tlingit, and Tsimshian Indians. The descendants of Russians, and rugged prospectors.
  • Aleut & Alutiiq Culture of the Aleutian Region - Stretching like a rocky necklace from Asia to North America, the Aleutian Islands and the nearby Alaska Peninsula are the home of the Unangan,"the original people." The term "Aleut" was introduced by Russians and comes originally from the Koryak or Chukchi languages of Siberia; it appears to have been quickly adopted by the Aleut people themselves (Lantis,1985)
  • Aleut Culture - When the Siberian Russians first visited the islands they were first likely to have been, in the more populous areas, greeted by a number of Aleuts in their one, two or three-man kayaks, sometimes offering gifts as a show of friendship or for gift-exchanging.
  • Alutiiq Museum & Archaeological Repository - Explore 7,500 years of Kodiak's cultural history at the Alutiiq Museum & Archaeological Repository.
  • Alutiiq Word of the Week - A weekly Alutiiq language and culture lesson. Produced by KMXT, Kodiak, Alaska Public Radio Station, Alutiiq teacher Florence Pestrikoff, Alutiiq Museum Deputy Director/Curator Amy Steffian. Corporation
  • APRN - Alaska Public Radio Network - The Alaska Public Radio Network, APRN, is a local news radio network founded in 1978 to cross the natural geographic barriers inherent to Alaska's vast geographic size, and to bridge the communication gap inherent to its cultural diversity.
  • Archaeology of the Tundra and Arctic Alaska - In an area stretching along the coastline from Bristol Bay and the Alaska Peninsula, along the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea coasts, northward around Alaska, and eastwards across the arctic all the way to Greenland, the coastline is ice-bound in winter and the terrain is generally treeless. In this zone, which can be up to several hundred kilometers broad, developed much of the culture of modern Eskimo (Inupiat and Yupik in Alaska) peoples.
  • Arctic Circle: History & Culture - "When undertaking developmental or other activities of any nature, planners and decision-makers must not simply view the Arctic as an exploitable frontier ...Northern development must refer to more than economic growth. It must allow for and facilitate spiritual, social, and cultural development." Inuit Circumpolar Conference
  • ARCTIC STUDIES CENTER - Agayuliyararput: Our Way of Making Prayer is the first exhibit of Yup'ik material presented by a collaboration of native Alaskan people, researchers and museum professionals. View this special slide show presentation of Yup'ik Masks with commentary, video and audio, online.
  • Arctic/Northern Culture - Home Page - THE starting place for exploring the circumpolar North, from your Guide at About.com
  • ArtNatAm - Federally Recognized Native Entities of Alaska - Fine art exhibit by prominent Native American artists. Fine art with a Message!
  • Castle Hill Archaeological Project - During the summer of 1997, the Alaska Office of History and Archaeology conducted archaeological excavations at Sitka's Baranof Castle State Historic Site in conjunction with construction activities. Castle Hill, as this location is more commonly known, is one of Alaska's most important historical sites because it is identified with events significant in national, state, and local history.
  • Central Council of Tlingit & Hiada Indian Tribes of Alaska - We are the tribal government representing over 22,000 Tlingit and Haida Indians worldwide. We are a sovereign entitiy and have a government to government relationship with the United States.
  • THE CHILKAT BLANKET - The art of Chilkat Blanket weaving originated with the Tsimshian people (near Wrangell) but later spread to the Tlingits through trade and marriage. The Chilkat Tlingits (near Haines) who developed their own design style became the best and most copious weavers. These blankets, requiring a year of hard work to make, were highly sought by northwest coast Indian nobility long before the first explorers came to this region.
  • CMCC - Digital Collection - Clothing - Clothing among Native peoples varies in both style and raw material, reflecting cultural preferences and the environmental conditions found in each region of Canada. It was frequently adorned with elaborate and colourful designs and motifs. These often serve to identify the tribal group that manufactured the clothing and the time period of manufacture.
  • Crossroads of Continents - Human populations began moving into Northeastern Siberia over 16,000 years ago from the more temperate regions of eastern Asia, spreading north and east with the passing of the last Ice Age until they crossed into the Americas via Alaska. That great migration was only the beginning of the story...
  • Elemental Forms - derived from Yupik and Inupiat dance performance.
  • Eskimo Culture - Alaska is still the last frontier in the minds of many Americans. Interest in the "Great Land" has increased sharply since Alaska became a full fledged state in January of 1959. In spite of this great interest, many Americans know very little of the Eskimos, Indians and Aleuts (Al-ee-oots) who live in the remote regions.
  • Fort Ross Global Village - project is bringing children from Russia, Alaska, and California together on the Internet to study archaeology and history at Fort Ross, site of an 1812-1841 Russian settlement on California's North Coast.
  • Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development Contents - IAIA is a national Native American fine arts college in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is dedicated solely to the study and practice of American Indian and Alaska Native arts and culture.
  • Kodiak, Alaska - Official Visitors Guide - Alutiiq People of Kodiak Island - Kodiak, Alaska has a rich cultural heritage, going back thousands of years.
  • Museums Alaska - committed to preserving the natural and history of Alaska. Preserving the culture of Native culture and artifacts for future generations.
  • Native American foods, culture - Food and culture are entertwined for many Native Americans, and Native groups. Living off the land is called "subsisting" or the Subsistence Lifeway. Preserving the knowledge of Native foods is part of the struggle of preserving a culture.
  • The Russian Church and Native Alaskan Cultures - The coming together of a renowned scholar and a rich, but relatively unknown and unused archive of historically significant documents is a rare phenomenon. Last winter the Librarian of Congress, Dr. James H. Billington, asked Dr. Vyacheslav Ivanov, one of the foremost linguists of our day, to review and evaluate the Alaskan Russian Church Archives
  • Shamanism - One of the more colorful and fascinating aspects of Tlingit ceremonial history is shamanism. The Tlingit Indians believed in malevolent spirits that interfered with their lives. Only an individual who possessed certain knowledge, i.e. the shaman, could intercede and break their power.
  • Tlingit Armor - This selection of armor, which dates from the late nineteenth century, was made by the Tlingit Indians, a group of American Indian tribes who live on the coast of southeast Alaska. The Tlingit, like most tribes of the Northwest, were warlike. They raided and took revenge on neighboring tribes and, later, fought with early Russian settlers in Alaska.
  • Tlingit Native American culture - The origin of the Tlingit people is not certain. It is possible the people came from the coast of Asia and Japan migrating north and east across the Aleutians and Guff of Alaska into Southeast Alaska. Art forms and physical features of the Tlingit are similar to some Pacific groups.
  • University of Alaska Museum Fine Arts Collection - The collection represents an invaluable record of Alaska's cultural richness and aesthetic diversity and includes nearly 3,000 works of art. The major focus of the collection is Alaskan regional art - historic through contemporary - and is composed of all major mediums of visual expression.
  • Wolf Song of Alaska - a private, non-profit, apolitical organization dedicated to achieving an understanding of the wolf through education and awareness.

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