Salmon is a defining factor in the culture of Alaska; it’s something we all have in common. But salmon, Alaska’s third largest industry, is also frequently a flash point of conflict over difficult issues such as racial justice, the urban-rural divide, and balancing sustainability against the needs of resource development.
Alaska Humanities Forum, along with partner organizations, designed the Alaska Salmon Fellows program to facilitate demanding conversations about salmon issues among leaders from a cross section of salmon policy, management, industry, activism, research, and cultural sectors.
Alaska Salmon Fellows serves as a:
The initial program ran from 2017-2020, engaging two cohorts of 16 fellows each for 18 months. The program was funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
Meet the Fellows
Click on the links below (photo or name) to watch short introductory video clips for each fellow.
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