Close up photo of traditional Alaska Native woven basket.

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Denakkanaaga Cultural Series

Denakkanaaga is offering online speaker programs in 2021. The monthly programs feature respected elders and leaders from the Native community and center around seasonal themes, highlighting aspects of traditional Alaska… Read More

Wondering What to Wear for Aurora Watching?

The Alaska experts at the Morris Thompson Center have noticed some AMAZING aurora activity recently.  Are you thinking about coming to Fairbanks to see the lights?  Because this is one… Read More

Make a Bird Ornament with Susan Paskvan

Join us for a kid-friendly activity, making a bird ornament for the holidays and learning about the Denaakk’e language and culture with Susan Paskvan, Native Language Coordinator, at Yukon-Koyukuk School… Read More

Howard Luke’s Rifle

Early in 2020 Richard and Babes Coleman and I sat drinking coffee in my office as they told me about their years of friendship with esteemed local Alaska Native elder… Read More