Alaska Native dancer in costume including traditional mask.

First Smoke and Softening Workshop

Join us for a *FREE* three-day workshop at the Alaska Native Heritage Center!

AHTNA culture bearer Jessica Denny will teach participants how to do the first smoke and softening stage of the moose hide tanning process in the AHTNA Athabascan way.

February 22 – 24, 2023
10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Sign up required with Melissa Shaginoff (click here).

This workshop is organized by our grassroots partner, Alaska Native PLACE with funding from The CIRI Foundation‘s Journey to What Matters Grant.

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