2021 Annual Grants Announced
The Alaska Humanities Forum is excited to announce its 2021 annual grants awards!learn more
Practicing Civic Engagement
What does it look like to practice civic engagement? This has been a question core to Forum programming throughout April, and as May comes into full swing, it begs to be reflected on.learn more
For over 10 years, former professional athlete Damen Bell-Holter (Haida) has been working with youth and Indigenous communities around the world through basketball camps, workshops, school visits, keynote speeches, and by facilitating talking circles.learn more
Alaska Artists Explain Why it Matters
As a part of the national "Why It Matters: Civic and Electoral Participation" initiative, the Forum is supporting a series of events and activities around voting, engagement, and democracy to strengthen civic connection and participation throughout Alaska.learn more
Welcome, Helen John!
The Forum is excited to welcome Helen Panruk John as a Youth Program Coordinator. Helen's family is from Toksook Bay and Unalakleet and she spent part of her childhood in Bethel before her family moved to Anchorage where Helen graduated from Bartlett High School.learn more
Conversation Across Generations: Francisco Mercado
Francisco Mercado has seen the effects poverty and racism can have on a community and he has strived to work to improve the lives of children and people in communities of need.learn more
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.
April 25, 2022 • George Martinez
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