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Small Dots Far Away, What Am I? Denaakk’e Kk’edon Ts’ednee in Winter [Online Event]

Morris Thompson Center Website

Join us as Lorraine David takes us into the depths of winter in Alaska long ago, when storytelling was a key activity to pass time and impart culture through the long nights. Lorraine shares a few of the stories told, called Kk'edon Ts'ednee, that communicate life lessons and creation stories. Watch live at

Alaska Native Gift Shop Holiday Pop-Up

Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center 101 Dunkel St, Fairbanks

Join us on December 6 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  in the Denakkanaaga suite at the Morris Thompson Center for a unique holiday shopping opportunity.  You'll find beautiful, high-quality, authentic Alaska Native handcrafts to suit any member of the family. Call (907) 451-3900 for more information.  See you there!   Holiday Pop-up - AK… Read More


From Winter Traps to Cozy Hats: Traditional Skin Sewing [Online Event]

Morris Thompson Center Website

Denise Newman joins the series the speak about the significance of skin sewing in Alaska Native culture. She takes us through the whole process, from trapping fur, to tanning, to creating beautiful pieces of clothing. Denise passes on this important tradition to the younger generation and makes sure the honor the creative sewers before her.… Read More