Native American Heritage Month

UAF celebrates Native American Heritage Month

To pay tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans and Alaska Native people, the University of Alaska-Fairbanks joins the country in celebrating National Native American Heritage Month. The College of Rural and Community Development is hosting film screenings, language circles, traditional Athabascan fiddling and wearing traditional attire. Events are free and open to everyone. Download the flyer here.

Flyer for event

Events include:

Wear It Wednesdays
Wear your traditional attire or a kuskpuk on Wednesday and hashtag #wearitwednesday or #wearitwednesdays.

Rock Your Mocs Week, Nov. 12-17
Wear your moccasins, mukluks, kameksak, or kamguk

Iñupiaq Language Circle
6:45-8 p.m. on Mondays, Nov.12- Dec. 3
Rural Student Services Gathering Room
Second Floor Brooks Building

Gwich’in Language Study
1-2 p.m. on Tuesdays, Nov.13-27
Rural Student Services Gathering Room
Second Floor Brooks Building

Fiddlin’ Around with Trimble Gilbert and Friends
5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14
Rural Student Services Gathering Room
Second Floor Brooks Building

Indian Horse Film Screening & Talking Circle
Thursday, Nov. 15
7-8:30 p.m. Film Screening
8:20-10 p.m. Talking Circle
Regents’ Great Hall

Chat Session with Rev. Trimble Gilbert
1:30-3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16
Rural Student Services Gathering Room
Second Floor Brooks Building

Water Warriors documentary film screening
6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27
Arctic Java in the Wood Center