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March 2020

CANCELLED: Gwich’in Athabascan Fiddle Dance & Fundraiser

March 20 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on March 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St
Fairbanks, AK United States
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Gwichin Athabascan Fiddle Dance Poster

A fundraiser to support our Alaska Native youth summer employment program - dancing, singing, drumming, and telling stories about their culture all summer long!

7pm - till the music ends!

Cost:

$20/adults
$15/ elders and kids
$60/ family pass for 2 adults and 2 kids

2-day passes also available

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CANCELLED: Gwich’in Athabascan Fiddle Dance & Fundraiser

March 21 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on March 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St
Fairbanks, AK United States
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Gwichin Athabascan Fiddle Dance Poster

A fundraiser to support our Alaska Native youth summer employment program - dancing, singing, drumming, and telling stories about their culture all summer long!

7pm - till the music ends!

Cost:

$20/adults
$15/ elders and kids
$60/ family pass for 2 adults and 2 kids

2-day passes also available

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April 2020

CANCELLED: BEADED EARRINGS

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St
Fairbanks, AK United States
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$75

Due to concern about the possible spread of COVID-19,  Tanana Chiefs Conference has cancelled this and other events and gatherings until further notice.  Please contact Tanana Chiefs Conference Cultural Programs at cultural.programs@tananachiefs.org for additional information. Instructor: Renee Linton April 4th • Sat 10am-5pm Cost: $50 Location: Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center • 101 Dunkel St. • Fairbanks, AK Design and make two pairs of beaded earrings. All supplies will be provided. Beginners are welcome. Limited to 25 students  

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BEADED DANCING BOOTS CONSTRUCTION

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St
Fairbanks, AK United States
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Instructor: Joyce Roberts April 25th • Sat 1-4pm • Sept 5,6,12 & 13th Cost: $100*Scholarships Available Select motivated students will meet in April to discuss boot pattern, materials, and design. Beadwork must be done outside of class and be completed in time for boot construction in September. Students will be responsible for cost of moose hide and furs based on their selected design. Limited to 10 students. Email cultural.programs@ tananachiefs.org to apply for a spot in the class.

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May 2020

DRUM MAKING

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on May 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St
Fairbanks, AK United States
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$160

Instructor: Kenneth Frank May 2nd -3rd • Sat & Sun 10am-6pm Cost: $160 *Scholarships Available Location: Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center • 101 Dunkel St. • Fairbanks, AK Make your own 16 inch elk-hide drum under the direction of Gwich’in Kenneth Frank of Venetie, AK. Limited to 20 students  

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DRUM MAKING

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on May 3, 2020 at 10:00 am

Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St
Fairbanks, AK United States
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$160

Instructor: Kenneth Frank May 2nd -3rd • Sat & Sun 10am-6pm Cost: $160 *Scholarships Available Location: Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center • 101 Dunkel St. • Fairbanks, AK Make your own 16 inch elk-hide drum under the direction of Gwich’in Kenneth Frank of Venetie, AK. Limited to 20 students  

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July 2020

Forget-me-not Earrings with Kathleen Meckel

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St
Fairbanks, AK United States
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A beginner level "micro-project" workshop for participants 14 and older. Students will learn traditional bead motifs of Interior Alaska while creating their own wearable art. Register online at: https://www.morristhompsoncenter.org/beading-workshop/ Date/Time: July 29, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: Free -requires registration Important Info: Materials will be provided to in-person participants.  Minors must be accompanied by an adult.  In-person participation is limited to ten people and participants must wear face coverings. Scholarships are available - apply easily at the registration link.…

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Drop Circle Beaded Earrings with Kathleen Meckel

July 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St
Fairbanks, AK United States
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A beginner level "micro-project" workshop for participants 14 and older. Students will learn traditional bead motifs of Interior Alaska while creating their own wearable art.   Register online at: https://www.morristhompsoncenter.org/beading-workshop/ Date/Time: July 30, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: Free - please register Important Info: We have cancelled the in-person portion of this class due to COVID-19, and will be making it available online by Zoom.  Materials can be provided - email info@morristhompsoncenter.org to arrange pick up. These workshops are intentionally…

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August 2020

Beaded Magnet with Kathleen Meckel

August 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St
Fairbanks, AK United States
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A beginner level "micro-project" workshops for participants 14 and older. Students will learn traditional bead motifs of Interior Alaska while creating their own wearable art.   Register online at: https://www.morristhompsoncenter.org/beading-workshop/ Date/Time: August 26 , 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Cost: Free - please register Important Info: We have cancelled the in-person portion of this class due to COVID-19, and will be making it available online by Zoom.  Materials can be provided - email info@morristhompsoncenter.org to arrange pick up. These workshops are…

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Beaded Brooch with Kathleen Meckel

August 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, 101 Dunkel St
Fairbanks, AK United States
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A beginner level "micro-project" workshop for participants 14 and older. Students will learn traditional bead motifs of Interior Alaska while creating their own wearable art.   Register online at: https://www.morristhompsoncenter.org/beading-workshop/ Date/Time: August 27 , 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Cost: Free - please register Important Info: We have cancelled the in-person portion of this class due to COVID-19, and will be making it available online by Zoom.  Materials can be provided - email info@morristhompsoncenter.org to arrange pick up. These workshops are…

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