Ilakucaraq youth

Ilakucaraq participants build confidence in their cultural identities while forming a supportive community with other Alaska Native youth from around the state. Understanding culture as a source of strength helps students navigate school life and beyond.

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Take Wing Tengluni

Take Wing “Tengluni” is a partnership between the Alaska Humanities Forum and Calista Education and Culture, Inc. supporting high school seniors in the Kuspuk, Lower Kuskokwim, Lower Yukon, and Yupiit School Districts.

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AHD new logo

The Alaska Humanities Forum is no longer coordinating the Alaska History Day contest. We worked over the summer of 2022 with statewide partners to find AHD a new 'home'. We're excited to share that this year's program will be coordinated by Rebecca Heaton and Leanna Prax Williams (UAF) with the support of the Alaska Historical Society. You can contact them at or The statewide contest will be held April 3 - 14, 2023.

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AK Next

AK|Next is a reflective, experiential program focused on developing leadership, cross cultural understanding, and connections between Alaskan youth.

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Cross-Cultural   Youth  


Leadership + Awards   Youth  

AK | Next

Leadership + Awards   Youth  
AKHF: Celebrating 50 Years!

The Alaska Humanities Forum is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that designs and facilitates experiences to bridge distance and difference – programming that shares and preserves the stories of people and places across our vast state, and explores what it means to be Alaskan.

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