Alaska Native and American Indian Images

Ladies L-R: Emma Neakok, Josie Kaleak, Mary Ahkiviana, Isabel Kanayurak, Priscilla Sage, Flora Brower, Doreen Ahgeak and Margaret Leavitt. Inupiaq prepare for Spring Whaling Hunt in Barrow Alaska at the Inupiat Heritage Center. Photos and Article by Mary Lum Sage

Julio Pantoja, PAMYUA

e-misférica, a new online journal, and its companion e-gallery ... Editorial Remarks by Raquel Chapa & Jolene Rickard ... Curated by the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics ... Three of Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics Artists ... Pamyua ... Miranda Belarde-Lewis (Zuni/Tlingit) ... Natchiliagniaqtuguk Aapagalu·Seal Hunting with my Dad, video by Andrew Okpeaha McLean (Inupik)

Meet Lydia, A Native Girl From Southeast Alaska, por Miranda Belarde-Lewis e Lydia Mills

Women of Hope - by Hulleah J. Tsinhnahjinnie (Seminole and Muskogee) | Photo Album - Huna Heritage Fountain | Photo Album - Lda Kut Naax sati' Yatx'i (Tlingit) | Photos by Sealaska Heritage Foundation | Web Photo Galleries by Central Council - Tlingit & Haida Tribes of Alaska

National Museum of the American Indian Opening - Click on pictures below for larger images

Image- Southeast Alaska Natives march in procession at  NMAI Opening

Museum opening: Southeast Alaska Natives dressed in Chilkat robes and regalia march in a procession on the National Mall to mark the opening of the National Museum of the American Indian. From left are Fred Lauth of Tlingit-Haida Central Council; Sealaska Heritage Institute trustee Marlene Johnson; Sealaska Heritage Institute President Rosita Worl; Tsmishian artist David Boxley; Sealaska Chairman Rep. Al Kookesh, D-Angoon; Sealaska CEO Chris McNeil; Tlingit-Haida President Ed Thomas; and Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corp. CEO Rod Worl. In the background is one of the museum buildings. Photo courtesy of Donald Gregory

Image -  W.Richard West Jr. and Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell

W. Richard West Jr., a Southern Cheyenne and the director of the National Museum of the American Indian, left, and Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell, R-Colo., a Northern Cheyenne, participate in the dedication ceremonies. (Photo by J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE / The Associated Press)

Image - Jeri Nordstrom and her son Shamseddin Williams

Tlingit storyteller and lecturer Jeri Nordstrom, aka KaNiekTlaa, and her son Shamseddin Williams of the Raven clan attend The First Americans Festival procession on the National Mall. Nordstrom was an invited artist for the festival, which kicked off the opening of the National Museum of the American Indian. (Photo by Ryan K. Morris)

Photos by Raquel Chapa

National Museum of the American Indian Opening - "The Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian were absolutely regal in their appearance and being," said SHI President Rosita Worl, a founding and current member of the NMAI who helped guide the massive construction project. "We made a definite national and international statement about our survival and vitality as a People." News Article and Photos from Sealaska Heritage Institute

 

 

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