About us

ANHC Mission and Vision

Alaska Natives represent many languages, creeds, and philosophies, but we share common goals, values, and the challenge to embrace modern changes in such a way that we can be full participants in this new era. We build on the traditional cycle of knowledge that has helped to perpetuate Native societies for hundreds of generations.

Vision

Thriving Alaska Native people and cultures respected and valued.

Mission

Preserves and strengthens the traditions, languages, and art of Alaska’s Native People through statewide collaboration, celebration, and education.

Ten Universal Alaska Native Values

SHOW RESPECT TO OTHERS
Each Person Has a Special Gift

SHARE WHAT YOU HAVE
Giving Makes You Richer

KNOW WHO YOU ARE
You are a Reflection on Your Family

ACCEPT WHAT LIFE BRINGS
You Cannot Control Many Things

HAVE PATIENCE
Some Things Cannot Be Rushed

LIVE CAREFULLY
What You Do Will Come Back to You

TAKE CARE OF OTHERS
You Cannot Live Without Them

HONOR YOUR ELDERS
They Show You the Way in Life

PRAY FOR GUIDANCE
Many Things Are Not Known

SEE CONNECTIONS
All Things Are Related

Taken from the Alaska Native Knowledge Network