Places to visit native american culture exhibits in Alaska

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Here is a list of places to visit in Alaska to learn about native american culture.

Alaska Places to Visit

Alaska Indian Arts, Inc.

Historic Bldg. #13

Haines, AK 99827

mailing address:

P.O. BOX 271

Haines, AK 99827

tel (907) 766-2160

fax (907) 766-2160

Alaska Native Heritage Center

8800 Heritage Center Drive

Anchorage, Alaska 99506

(907) 330-8000

Hours: summer: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; winter to be announced

Admission: Adults $19.95, Children (7-16) $14.95.

Staff: Margaret Nelson, CEO; Patricia Partnow, Vice Pres.of Ed.; Vernon
Chimegalrea, Vice Pres.of Prog.

Description: An educational and cultural institution for all Alaskans, the
Alaska Native Heritage Center will provide programs in both academic and
informal settings, including workshops, demonstrations and guided tours of
indoor exhibits and outdoor village sites. Local residents and visitors to
Alaska are introduced to Native traditions and customs of both the past and
present. The Welcome House is a celebration of contemporary Alaska Native
cultures while the outdoor facilities and sites allow the exploration of ancient
tradition and the presentation of stories from the past. Our Center provides a
unique opportunity to experience Alaska’s Native cultures in one location.


Alaska State
Museum

395 Whittier

Juneau, AK 99801-1718

tel (907) 465-2901

fax (907) 465-2976

Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository

215 Mission Rd.

Suite 101 Kodiak, AK 99615

tel (907) 486-7004

fax (907) 486-7048

Anchorage Museum of History and Art, and Cook Inlet
Historical Society

121 W. Seventh Ave.

Anchorage, AK 99501

tel (907) 343-4326

fax (907) 343-6149

Archives Alive, Valdez Historical Society, Inc.

705 N.Glacier Dr.

Valdez, AK 99686

mailing address:

P.O. BOX 6

Valdez, AK 99686

tel (907) 835-4367 & 4377

Baranov Museum

Erskine House

101 Marine Way

Kodiak, AK 99615

tel (907) 486-5920

fax (907) 486-3166

Clausen Memorial Museum

203 Fram St.

Petersburg, AK 99833

mailing address:

P.O. BOX 708

Petersburg, AK 99833

tel (907) 772-3598

Duncan Cottage Museum

Duncan St.

Metlakatla, AK 99926

mailing address:

P.O. BOX 8

Metlakatla, AK 99926

tel (907) 886-7363 & 4441, ext. 232

fax (907) 886-7997

Eklutna Historical Park

http://www.eklutna.com or
http://www.alaskaone.com/eklutna/

16515 Centerfield Dr., Suite 201

Eagle River, AK 99577

(907) 688-6026

Email : [email protected]

Location: 3 blocks west of Glenn Highway at Eklutna exit, (about 30 minutes
north of Anchorage).

907-696-2828 or 907-688-6026.

Hours: Mid-May to mid-September: 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. daily.

Admission: $3.50 per person. Children under 6 free. Group discounts available.

Description: The Eklutna Village site has been inhabited by the Dena’ina
Athabascan Indians since about 1650. Here you can learn about their traditional
lifestyle and visit a number of attractions, including the Eklutna Village
Heritage House, with historical exhibits and Native art; the St. Nicholas
Russian Orthodox Church, originally built in the 1830s and reconstructed in the
1970s; the new St. Nicholas Church, completed in 1962; and the Eklutna Cemetery,
known for its colorfully decorated “spirit houses.”

Heritage Library and Museum

301 W. Northern Lights Blvd.

Anchorage, AK 99503

mailing address:

P.O. BOX 100600

Anchorage, AK 99510-0600

tel (907) 265-2834


fax (907) 265-2002

TDD (907) 267-5678

Historic Native Village
of Metlakatla
, SE Alaska

Tribal Tourism in Southeast Alaska featuring 30 minutes of scenic flight seeing
from Ketchikan to Metlakatla, dinner of fresh Alaska salmon baked over an alder
fire (all you can eat), lively tribal dance performance in full regalia at the
long house, Alaskan’s only tour of a major fish processing facility, meet famous
Tsimshian artists and craft makers, tour Alaska’s only native reserve with a
local tribal member as your guide

Juneau Douglas City Museum

114 4th St.

Juneau, AK 99801

mailing address:

155 S. Seward

Juneau, AK 99801

tel (907) 586-3572

fax (907) 586-3203

Kake Tribal Heritage Foundation

2211 N. Jordan Ave.

Juneau, AK 99801

mailing address:

3017 Clinton Dr.

Suite 100

Juneau, AK 99801

tel (907) 790-2214

fax (907) 790-2264

KANA Alutiiq Culture Center

215 Mission Road

Kodiak, AK 99615

tel (907) 486-7004

Kotzebue Museum, Inc.

P.O. Box 46

Kotzebue, AK 99752

tel (907) 442-3401

fax (907) 442-3742

NANA Museum of the Arctic

P.O. Box 49

Kotzebue, AK 99752

tel (907) 442-3301 fax (907) 442-2866

Pratt Museum

3779 Bartlett St.

Homer, AK 99603

tel (907) 235-8635

fax (907) 235-2764

TDD (907) 235-8635

Sealaska Heritage Foundation

1 Sealaska Plaza, Suite 201

Juneau, AK 99801

tel (907) 463-4844 fax (907) 586-9293

Samuel K. Fox Museum

Seward & D Sts.

Dillingham, AK 99576

mailing address:

P.O. BOX 191

Dillingham, AK 99576

tel (907) 842-5610

fax (907) 842-5691

Sheldon Jackson Museum

104 College Dr.

Sitka, AK 99835

tel (907) 747-8981

fax (907) 747-3004

Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center

11 Main St.

Haines, AK 99827

mailing address:

P.O. BOX 269

Haines, AK 99827

tel (907) 766-2366

fax (907) 766-2368

The Simon Paneak Memorial Museum

341 Mekiana Rd.

Anaktuvuk Pass, AK 99721

mailing address:

P.O. BOX 21085

Anaktuvuk Pass, AK 99721

tel (907) 661-3413

fax (907) 661-3414

Sitka National Historical Park

106 Metlakatla St.

Sitka, AK 99835

mailing address:

P.O. BOX 738

Sitka, AK 99835

tel (907) 747-6281

fax (907) 747-5938


Southeast Alaska Indian Cultural Center

106 Metlakalta Street

Sitka, AK 99835

tel (907) 747-8061


Tongass Historical Museum

629 Dock St.

Ketchikan, AK 99901

tel (907) 225-5600

fax (907) 225-5602


Totem Heritage Center

601 Deermount

Ketchikan, AK 99901

mailing address:

629 Dock St.

Ketchikan, AK 99901

tel (907) 225-5901

fax (907) 225-0448

Trail of ’98 Skagway Historical Museum and Archives

bet. 2nd & 3rd on Broadway

Arctic Brothers Hall

Skagway, AK 99840

mailing address:

P.O. BOX 521

Skagway, AK 99840

tel (907) 983-2420

fax (907) 983-2151


University of Alaska Museum

Cultural and natural history collections.

907 Yukon Dr.

Fairbanks, AK 99775-6960

mailing address:

P.O. BOX 756960

Fairbanks, AK 99775-6960

tel (907) 474-7505

fax (907) 474-5469


Wrangell Museum

318 Church St.

Lower Level

Wrangell, AK 99929

mailing address:

P.O. BOX 1050

Wrangell, AK 99929

tel (907) 874-3370

fax (907) 874-3770

Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center and Museum

Association of Village Council Presidents

P. O. Box 219

Bethel, AK 99559

tel (907) 543-3521

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