Father with young kids tours the exhibits at Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center.

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Power and Patience- Alaska Native Moosehide Tanning

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Hunting season is about start! Ever wonder what to do with the skin of a moose after harvesting? In the Alaska Native cultural tradition, the moose skin goes through the tanning process, making it usable to create clothing and crafts. Marie Yaska (Huslia, AK) and Eva Burk (Nenana, AK) join the series to talk about… Read More

Fluffy Creations: Caribou Hair Tufting

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Learn how to prepare and use caribou hair for Alaska Native art. Highly accomplished caribou fur tufters Emma Hildebrand (Northway, AK) and Dixie Alexander (Fort Yukon, AK) will share their tips for learning the craft.

Denakkanaaga’s Our People Speak: Caribou Tufting

Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center 101 Dunkel St, Fairbanks

Highly accomplished caribou fur tufters, Emma Hildebrand (Northway, AK) and Dixie Alexander (Fort Yukon, AK), will share their tips for learning the craft. Join us August 11th at 12:30PM in the Morris Thompson Center, 101 Dunkel St. Fairbanks, AK. To ensure the safety of our guest speakers and audience members, we will ask that you… Read More