Gathering place, celebrations and events

Calendar of Events

The Alaska Native Heritage Center presents an exciting offering of cultural programming all year long. Mark your calendars and plan to attend!

Indigenous World Film Festival

Thursday & Friday 4:30pm-11:00pm. Free admission.

Bring your favorite indigenous snack to share!

Thursday
4:30-5:00 Welcome
5:00-5:15 Eskimo Dance - LKSD (Alaska Native)
5:20-5:45 Echoes - Ivalo Frank (Greenland Inuit)
5:50-7:20 Uvanga - Madeline Piujuq Ivalu & Helene Cousineau (Canadian Inuit)
7:30-7:50 Ow What! - Mike Jonathan (Maori NZ)
7:55-8:05 Mother's Day Gift, Atkuller, The Encounter - LKSD (Alaska Native)
8:10-9:30 Kushah Hakwaan - Sean Morris (Alaska Native, Tlingit)
9:30-9:45 Q&A with Paul Asicksik
Break
10:00-Closing, Children of the Arctic - Nick Brandestini (Alaska Native, Inupiaq)
 
Friday
4:30-5:00 Welcome
5:00-5:15 Better to Love - Peter Blanchett (Alaska Native, Yup'ik)
5:15-5:30 Nunalleq - LKSD (Alaska Native, Yup'ik)
5:40-7:30 Maina - Michel Poulette (Canadian Inuit & First Nation)
Break
7:45-8:10 Harvest: Quyurciq - Michael Dempster & Andre Lewis (Alaska Native)
8:10-8:25 Ronnie Bodean - Steven Judd (Native American, USA)
8:30-8:40 First Contact - Steven Judd (Native American, USA), Touch of Time & Kuli's Lost - LKSD (Alaska Native)
8:45-9:05 INC'd - Darren Simmonds (Maori New Zealand)
9:10-10:40 Rhyme for Young Ghouls - Jeff Barnaby (Canadian First Nations)