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Building on the inherent strength of our cultural values, we shall assist our tribes and residents to create a positive future.

Kawerak's organizational goal is to assist Alaska Native people and their governing bodies to take control of their future. With programs ranging from education to transportation, and natural resource management to economic development.
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Register for the 2016 Kawerak/Rural Providers’ Conference

August 2-5, 2016

The RPC is an annual gathering and cultural celebration designed by rural Alaskans who are substance abuse treatment providers, youth Elders and family members interested in an opportunity to share information, address substance abuse and promote wellness. This year’s RPC features hands-on cultural events, moderated discussions, workshops and keynote speakers. There will be more than 35 workshops, including a Justice Track and sessions geared towards youth. Each evening will be filled with Traditional Native Dancing, other performances and a community potluck on the last evening.

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Quyanaqpaq to our 2015 Pick Click Give donors to Kawerak. This year 27 people gave a portion of their Permanent Dividend Funds to help support the Grand Opening of the first Alaska Native Cultural Center for the Bering Strait Regon, for a total of $1,325 raised. We are so grateful for our donors. Thank you for sharing the love!!!

Sharing Knowledge and Skills

Sharing Knowledge and Skills is a program set up for community members of the Bering Strait region to receive a $50 stipend when they go to the schools and share their knowledge with the students. Anyone 19 years and older are eligible. The program is brought to you by the Bering Strait School District and Kawerak Eskimo Heritage Program.

QUESTIONS? Contact Marjorie Tahbone at 907-443-4382 or