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2022 Indigenous Peoples’ Day Events

Walter Soboleff Day November 14

Remembering Dr. Walter Soboleff

UAS celebrated Indigenous People's Day October 10, 2022. The year's theme was "Our Journey Forward".

Juneau Events

Schedule of Events

Indigenous Language Revitalization Class Public Panel on current activities and the future of Lingít, X̱aad Kíl, and Smʼalgya̱x

Oct 10, 2022 3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

  • Daaljini Folletti-Cruise
  • Jasḵwaan Bedard
  • Alex Roehl

Screening of film on the history and future of Indigenous Programs

Oct 10, 2022 4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Hosted at UAS with Dax̱kil.átch Kolene James, Ronalda Cadiente-Brown, and X̱ʼunei Lance Twitchell

UAS Indigenous Histories

Sitka Events

Schedule of Events

Oct. 10, 2022 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

  • 5pm - Appetizers and Artist Market open
  • 6pm - Keynote Speaker address from Representative Mary Peltola
  • 7pm - Breakout Sessions to discuss the theme "Our Journey Forward"

Breakout sessions include:

  • Holiday Ornaments Tlingit Style!
  • MEHS Native Youth Olympics Demonstration
  • Berries!
  • Spirit Rangers World Premier
  • Sitka Native Education Program Summer Showcase
  • Axaa painting (dance paddles)
  • Kiks.ádi Land Back Movement
  • Artists Discussion Panel
  • Intertidal Touch Tanks with SSSC
  • Yaakw: Language Sanctuary On The Water (film)
  • Yáa at Wooné (film)

Indigenous Peoples Day 2022 (Full Video)