Education and programs

Alaska Studies at the Center

ALASKA STUDIES STUDENTS EXPERIENCE CULTURE, FULFILL COURSE REQUIREMENTS AND VISIT THE CENTER FREE. DESIGNED FOR 11th GRADE STUDENTS TO MEET ANCHORAGE SCHOOL DISTRICT ALASKA STUDIES COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADES 9-12 NATIVE STUDENTS ENROLLED IN A HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM.

Winter Program Details

The Alaska Native Heritage Center is partnering with the Anchorage School District by offering a FREE visit to the Center for all Alaska Studies students. Teachers may assign the Research Guide or one of their own design.

  • Alaska Studies students are welcome during selected hours for self-guided tours. (See Center availability below.)
  • Alaska Studies students visiting during the winter months are encouraged to come to the Center on Celebrating Culture Saturdays when specially programing is taking place. Event calendar here.
  • Students are advised to call 330-8000 to ensure that the Center is open.
  • Students should plan to spend from two to three hours at the Center to complete their assignment.
  • Students have FREE admission to the Center when they show their student ID and either this Research Guide, or a similar study guide from an instructor.
  • FREE admission as an Alaska Studies student also includes FREE admission for one adult chaperone.

Alaska Studies students experience culture, fulfill course requirements and visit the Center FREE. Designed for 11th Grade students to meet ASD Alaska Studies course requirements.

The center is available for students 
September 23, 2014 - April 17, 2015 
Tuesday - Friday 
2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

During these times the Center is operating the High School After-School Program for students. Alaska Studies students may observe the program as they complete their assignment. This opportunity is NOT available on days during ASD school closures.

Celebrating Culture Saturdays 
October 10 and 11, 2014World Music Celebration, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
November 8, 2014Intertribal Gathering, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
December 6, 2014Holiday Art Bazaar 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
January 9 and 10, 2015Indigenous World Film Festival 6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m., 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
February 14, 2015Multicultural Drumming and Danceing 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 March 7, 2015Iditarod Day 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 May 10, 2015Mother's Day 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
May 11, 2015 - September 7, 2015 
Daily 
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.