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Winter 2021 edition available now!


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Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Happiest New Year! First Alaskans Magazine is pleased to offer you this free edition focusing on [email protected], our ways of life, Native book reviews, and even an Indigenous shopping guide!

To increase readership and access, we are currently offering the magazine free of charge. In lieu of paid “subscriptions”, we are offering you the ability to become a supporter. In addition, we are launching a new online ad sales process in June to make it easier for advertisers to select from a menu of options for future editions.

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AwA’ahdah for your support of the 10th Howard Rock & Ted Stevens Smokehouse Gala! Tune in below to the virtual premier night event on Saturday, November 20, 2021, which was live broadcasted on Facebook.



Alaska Native Policy Center

Native Minds Shaping Our Future. Connecting people and ideas producing knowledge that can be used to understand and improve the lives of Alaska Natives and all Alaskans.

Compacting in Alaska – information and resources.

Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT). Learn more about our TRHT work here (How We Heal Toolkit).


Enter the ANCSA U Contest!


• AwA’ahdah to everyone who entered the Alaska Redistricting Contest & Raffle!

Leadership Development

Helping to develop the
next generation of Alaska Native leadership, ensuring that they are connected to their culture and each other.

• AwA’ahdah for attending First Alaskans Institute’s virtual 38th Annual Elders & Youth Conference on October 17-20, 2021!

• We are now accepting applications for 2022 Indigenous Leadership Continuum Fellowships! Apply here!


  • 2022 Public Policy Fellowship to place two to four Alaska Native and rural Alaskans in Juneau during the 1st regular session January 12 – May 19, 2022
  • 2022 Rural Governance Fellowship to place Alaska Native and rural Alaskans in a Tribe in a rural community from January 3 – May 31, 2022, dates are flexible due to needs of the Tribe.
  • 2022 Al Adams Young Political Leader Fellowship to place Alaska Native and rural Alaskans in Washington D.C. during a congressional session January – May 31, 2022, exact dates TBD.
Community Investments

Our commitment to highlighting and supporting what is working well in Alaska, funding projects that promote healthy and thriving communities, and publishing the First Alaskans Magazine.

COVID-19 Resources

Community Engagement Updates

• First Alaskans Magazine goes digital!

• AwA’ahdah for your support of the 10th Howard Rock & Ted Stevens Smokehouse Gala! In this virtually reimagined space, we hosted a variety of events leading up to the premier night on Saturday, November 20, 2021.

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Our main phone number is (907) 677-1700. AwA’ahdah (Thank you in Eyak)!