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Spring 2022 edition available now!

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First Alaskans Magazine is pleased to offer you this free edition focusing on community response to Typhoon Merbok, a tannery, languages, Congresswoman Mary Peltola, Tribal government, cultural tourism, Tribal consultations for 8(a) BD program, healing, and  book reviews.

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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).


• Sign up for the Alaska Youth Voting Challenge!


Leadership Development

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

• FAI’s Summer Internship and 2023 Fellowship application period is now open. Apply Here

  •  2023 Public Policy Fellowship to place Alaska Native and rural Alaskans in Juneau during the 1st regular session January 11 – April 18, 2023; applications accepted on a rolling basis until cohort is full.
  • 2023 Rural Governance Fellowship – to place Alaska Native and rural Alaskans in a Tribe in a rural community from January 4 – May 31, 2023, dates are flexible due to needs of the Tribe. Interested Tribes and applicants should reach out to [email protected] for more information.
  • 2023 Al Adams Young Political Leader Fellowship to place an Alaska Native and/or rural Alaskan in Washington D.C. during a congressional session dates and offices to be determined (dates TBD).
  • Summer Internship Program – places Alaska Native, American Indian, Indigenous and rural community members and students into organizations around Alaska to provide leadership growth and employment experience and exploration around the state (approx. 10 weeks from June – August).

• Elders & Youth Conference Resolutions info.

  • Resolution 22-01_Sobriety Programs in Alaska Schools – passed 10-19-22


FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: Knowing, Living & Loving Our Ways of Life Support Fund.


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.

Get involved in the Howard Rock & Ted Stevens Smokehouse Gala!

Announcing the Howard Rock & Ted Stevens Smokehouse Gala Awardees!

• First Alaskans Magazine goes digital!

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Our main phone number is (907) 677-1700. Gunalchéesh (thank you in Lingít)!