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Our mission is to advance the capacity of our people and tribes for the benefit of the region.

Naniq Craft Days



A series of arts and crafts workshops will be open for the public to observe at the Nome Mini Convention Center August 1-3. 
In order to PARTICIPATE in the workshop, you must register. 
REGISTRATION FORMS ARE IN PROGRESS and there is LIMITED SPACE. Keep an eye out for registration forms and for more information call:
Cassandra Johnson, 443-4382
Igluguq Okleasik, 443-4387


Tourism Training Workshop Opportunity



Kawerak will be hosting an Alaska Tourism Training Program Aug 2-4 at the Katirvik Culture Center in Nome. This 2.5 day training is a State certificate program and has also been approved to be a one credit class. It is also free. This training is best suited for business employees that interact with tourists as well as persons interested in tour guiding.

Contact Barb Nickels to sign up, or 443-4271.


Will Drafting Workshops



Kawerak will be traveling to the villages with Alaska Legal Services to help draft wills and ensure Native Allotments are established. 

See the travel schedule listed below!

Educate on Walrus Ivory



In an effort to stem the poaching of African elephants, various U.S. states have passed laws banning the sale, use, or possession of all ivory, and additional states are considering such laws.

These Ivory ban laws may cause residents to face prosecution for buying, owning, or bringing home legally acquired ivory from Alaska.

In an effort to educate the public and curb the economic shockwave that could financially disadvantage communities and artist, the Indian Arts and Crafts Board produced a brochure to educate potential buyers about Ivory. Please download and share the brochure here.





Quyanaqpaq to our 2016 Pick Click Give donors to Kawerak! Almost $1500 more was donated in 2016 to help support the Grand Opening of the first Alaska Native Cultural Center for the Bering Strait Regon, for a total of $2,735.00 raised. You can still donate for 2017 with your PFD until August 31!

We are so grateful for our donors. Thank you for sharing the love!!!