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The Alaska Native Heritage Center presents an exciting offering of cultural programming all year long. Mark your calendars and plan to attend!

March 3, 2018 - Iditarod Day - 10am-5pm FREE Admission!


Join us in celebrating the Alaska Native spirit of the Iditarod on Saturday March 3, 2018 from 10am-5pm
FREE ADMISSION!

-Alaska Native dance performances: ANHC Dancers, Yurapik, Lepquinm Gumilgit Gagoadim Ts'msyen Dancers, Kingikmiut Singers and Dancers of Anchorage 
-Alaska Native games demonstrations
-Meet Junior Musher Association Sled Dogs 2-5pm!
-Short films all day
-Watch exclusive viewing of the movie "Spirit of the Wind" in memory of George Attla, Sr.
-Village Site Tours 11am, 1pm, 3pm
-Alaska Native artist market
-Cafe and Gift shop open

GATHERING PLACE SCHEDULE
10am Intro to Alaska Native Cultures
10:15 ANHC Dancers
10:45 Alaska Native Games
11:15 ANHC Dancers
11:45 Intro to Alaska Native Cultures
12pm Yurapik
12:30 Storytelling
1:00 ANHC Dancers
1:30 Intro to Alaska Native Cultures
2:oo Lepquinm Gumilgit Gagoadim Ts'msyen Dancers
2:15 Alaska Native Games
2:45 Welcome
3:00 ANHC Dancers
3:30 Alaska Native Games
4:00 Intro to Alaska Native Cultures
4:15 Kingikmiut Singers and Dancers of Anchorage

THEATER SCHEDULE
10:00 Games of the North
10:30 Asveq/ The Walrus Hunt
11:00 Qayaqs and Canoes
11:30 Stories Given, Stories Shared,
and Living From The Land and Sea
12:30 Games of the North
1:00 Asveq/The Walrus Hunt & Living Dena'ina
1:30 Qayaqs and Canoes
2:00 Stories Given, Stories Shared,
and Living from the Land and Sea
2:30 The Box of Wisdom Totem Pole
3:00 Games of the North
3:30 Asveq/The Walrus Hunt & Living Dena'ina
4:00 Qayaqs and Canoes
4:30 Stories Given, Stories Shared, 
Living from the Land and Sea

Village Site Tours:
11am, 1pm, 3pm

Stay tuned for final schedule to be posted on Monday! 

BIG THANKS to Target for sponsoring this amazing event and investing in our community!