Fri, September 06, 2013

Dena’inaq’ Huch’ulyeshi at the Anchorage Museum

Folks in Anchorage please take note of a couple great events coming up at the Anchorage Museum.

“Then It’s for Winter: An Exploration of Dena’ina History and Culture,” a one-day symposium will be held on Saturday, September 14, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The program is available online at: Please register online by September 10; cost is $20 member/$25 non-member.

The following day, Sunday, September 15, marks the opening of Dena’inaq’ Huch’ulyeshi: The Dena’ina Way of Living, the first major exhibition ever presented about the Dena’ina Athabascan people. The opening celebration will take place from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., and the exhibition will run through January 12, 2014.
The opening celebration is free to the public and will feature performances by the Jabila’ina Dancers from Kenai, Ida’ina K’eljeshna Dancers from Anchorage, and Nondalton Shadow Dancers.
More information about the exhibition is available here: