Close up photo of traditional Alaska Native beadwork.

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Denakkanaaga Cultural Series

Denakkanaaga is offering online speaker programs in 2021. The monthly programs feature respected elders and leaders from the Native community and center around seasonal themes, highlighting aspects of traditional Alaska… Read More

Wondering What to Wear for Aurora Watching?

The Alaska experts at the Morris Thompson Center have noticed some AMAZING aurora activity recently.  Are you thinking about coming to Fairbanks to see the lights?  Because this is one… Read More

Howard Luke’s Rifle

Early in 2020 Richard and Babes Coleman and I sat drinking coffee in my office as they told me about their years of friendship with esteemed local Alaska Native elder… Read More

Welcome Back!

The Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center was created to be a place for gathering, discovery, education and celebration. Here locals and visitors alike can experience the people, cultures, and… Read More

Covid-19 Response

Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center is currently open to the public. We are dedicated to ensuring the safety and enjoyment of our guests and employees, and have made changes… Read More

Village-Based Cultural Traditions Workshops

Since 2019, Tanana Chiefs Conference Cultural Programs, a partner in the Morris Thompson Center, has offered Village Workshops sharing traditional skills through skilled craftspeople and artists passing on their knowledge… Read More