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

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In St. Lawrence Island Yupik, Ungipaghaghnaquukut means "we are going to tell stories."

Through our Ungipaghaghnaquukut Project, we invite members of the Alaska Native community to share their stories through poems, essays, photo-essays, and stories that speak to their authentic experiences.


 

Native Elders

A Poem by Janet Curtiss They keep clean what they haveThey clean their home with limited mobilityThey sleep on the couch while grown boys take their bed,still asleep in the late mornMother to all, loved by the lost and brokenwho stop by to drink tea, and chop their woodBroken down cupboards that hold an array… Read More