Alaska Native youth practice traditional dance in the Alaska Native Heritage event space.

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 always has and always will be a Native place, and our tourism industry needs to reflect this fact,” said Emily. “I am honored and excited about the opportunity to sit on the ATIA board and lead statewide efforts to strengthen cultural tourism in our state.” 

To learn more about cultural tourism or ANHC work, please email Emily at

ANHC is temporarily closed to the public from February 2024 – May 2024 for renovations to ANHC’s facility.