Celebrate Alaska Native Heritage Month with free admission
October 29, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 29, 2010
Contact: Sarah Henning (907) 929-9231 (w) (907) 250-3352 (c) email@example.com
Janet Asaro (907) 929-9229 (w) (907) 351-5053 (c) firstname.lastname@example.org
High-res jpegs are available for download in the online media room at www.anchoragemuseum.org/media.
Anchorage Museum celebrates Alaska Native Heritage Month with free admission
Celebrate the rich cultures and traditions of Alaska Native people at the AnchorageMuseum’s annual Alaska Native Heritage Family Day. The free event will be held 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14.
Enjoy performances by Unangax storyteller Ethan Petticrew, Yup’ik dance group Ingrimiut, and Yup’ik/Athabascan storyteller David “Kitaq” Nicolai, who works with traditional string figures. Other activities include hands-on art projects, tours of the SmithsonianArcticStudiesCenter, and Raven Tales animated films based on First Nation folklore of the NorthwestCoast. General admission is free all day thanks to Wells Fargo. Fees still apply for premium exhibits and planetarium shows.
Alaska Native Heritage Month/National American Indian Heritage Month is celebrated annually in November, honoring this country’s indigenous people.
The AnchorageMuseum is the largest museum in Alaska, and one of the top 10 most visited attractions in the state. The museum’s mission is to share and connect Alaska with the world through art, history and science. General admission is $10 adult, $8 senior/student/military, $7 ages 3 to 12, free ages 2 and younger. Learn more online at www.anchoragemuseum.org.