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Alaska Native Culture

Guided Anchorage Museum Tours
11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m.
5/17/2014 - 9/7/2014
Join a museum docent for a 45-minute guided tour and learn about Alaska’s history, art, indigenous people and more. Tours vary each day. For the daily schedule visit the front desk or call (907) 929-9215. Included with admission and with membership


First Friday at the Anchorage Museum
6 to 9 p.m.
Enjoy an artist lecture by Diedra Krieger, live astronomy show, Led Zeppelin music show, and admission to the museum’s galleries. Free general admission. Fees still apply for planetarium shows.


Smithsonian Spotlight: Voices of our Ancestors
Scholar and author Roy Agloinga discusses the new dictionary of Qawairaq Igaluik Inupiaq, the endangered language of his home village of White Mountain. The dictionary is a resource to reinvigorate the community by passing on traditional knowledge through Inupiat definitions of place and relationships. Included with admission and with membership

Smithsonian Curator’s Tour
Join a Smithsonian anthropologist for a curator’s tour of the Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center. Gain a better understanding of Alaska’s ten indigenous cultures through 600 Alaska Native artifacts. Learn about traditional lifeways in Alaska’s diverse regions through clothing, tools, ceremonial objects and more. Curator tours are offered the third Friday of every month. Included with admission and with membership and with membership