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2022 Indigenous Peoples’ Day Events

October 10, 2022. Celebrate with UAS! You are invited to free events on the Juneau and Sitka campuses. This year's theme is "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

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)