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Preparing for Winter with Traditional Knowledge

Morris Thompson Center Website

At this time of the year individuals throughout Alaska are busy preparing for the upcoming winter months. On the October edition of Our People Speak, Native elder Rev. Dr. Anna Frank, originally of Minto and college student Taniesha Moses of Northway, discuss traditional and modern ways that are used to prepare. Our People Speak is… Read More

Native Storytelling: Ways to Carry on Native Values

Morris Thompson Center Website

Native storyteller Frank Yaska joins us as we discuss storytelling and its role in Interior Alaska’s Native cultures and values. Our People Speak is a collaboration between Denakkanaaga, TCC and Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center. It is made possible through the generous support of Doyon, Limited. You can watch this program at

Respecting the Fall Harvest: Field Dressing Skills

Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center 101 Dunkel St, Fairbanks

Fall hunting season is coming up! Do you know how to process your harvest? Earl Mahler explains how to use field dressing skills to respectfully harvest game this season. He delves into preparations needed for field dressing and utilizing the different parts of the harvest. Earl also highlights the connection between these skills and respectful… Read More