Alaska Native youth practice Native sports events in the Alaska Native Heritage event space.

Emily Edenshaw

One Of 286 Teams Empowering Voices the World Needs to Hear.

As the President and CEO of the Alaska Native Heritage Center (ANHC), I write this from a place of gratitude, appreciation, and love from my office in Anchorage, Alaska, that sits on the traditional homelands of the Dena’ina people. It is not every day that ANHC has the incredible opportunity to write a response to… Read More

ANHC Summer 2021 Opening

We can’t wait to see you at the Alaska Native Heritage Center this summer! We are opening on May 11th, from 9 AM – 5 PM. We will be open throughout the summer Tuesdays through Saturdays from 9 AM to 5 PM. We’ve taken the Healthy Anchorage Pledge, and we are committed to keeping you… Read More

ANHC Closing For November

With much consideration, we have decided to close our doors to the public until the end of November. The well-being of our community comes first, and the rapid spread of COVID-19 cases across Alaska presents an immediate threat to the health and vitality of Alaska Natives statewide. We recognize that this is a difficult time… Read More

Emily Edenshaw Joins ATIA Board of Directors

We are thrilled to announce that ANHC Executive Director Emily Edenshaw has been elected to the Alaska Tourism Industry Association Board of Directors!  A longtime leader and advocate for cultural tourism, Emily is excited to work with the ATIA Board and its members from across Alaska to help reshape and reimagine Alaska’s tourism industry. “Alaska… Read More

Alaska Native Heritage Center COVID-19 Response

On behalf of the Alaska Native Heritage Center (ANHC) Board and Staff, we hope you are staying safe and healthy during these uncertain times. The COVID-19 pandemic is a community-changing reminder of just how precious life is and how unexpected emergencies have the potential to disrupt both our professional and personal routines. In response to… Read More