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Voyage Across the World: Migratory Birds in Alaska’s Spring

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A key sign of spring is migratory birds returning to Alaska. Darrell Hildebrand and Debra Lynne join the series to speak about which birds to look out for in spring and their importance in Alaska Native ways of life. Watch live at https://www.morristhompsoncenter.org/live/.

Connecting Alaska Native Culture to Health and Wellness

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Spring is a time for renewal. Consider renewing your commitment to health and well-being during this season and learn how culture can play a role. Jessica Black (Nenana, AK) and LaVerne Demientieff (Nenana, AK) join the series to speak about the connections between health, including physical, mental, and spiritual, and the continuation of cultural practices.

Bubbly and Sticky: Making an Alaskan Sourdough Starter

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Sourdough was the hot trend during the pandemic. But Alaskans have known it far before it was trendy. Kathleen Hildebrand (Nulato) joins the series to speak about the foods that sustain Alaska Natives through the winter when reserves of meat and berries decrease. Sourdough, pilot bread, bannik, and oatmeal are some of the foods used… Read More