Kawerak’s Summer Internship Program aims to provide exceptional leadership development and employment experience to Kawerak’s current higher education scholarship recipients. The 10 – 12 week paid internship program offers opportunities for growth, knowledge and skill development in the areas of leadership, public speaking, resume writing, business communications, the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, Arctic issues, and policy impacting Alaska Native people and culture. We are excited to welcome five interns for 2019, Kaylene Iñuuraq Evans, Julie Usuan Amaktoolik, Allaryce Paniuraq Agloinga, Denbigh Ałingaaq Perry and Tremayne Buniok Booker.

 

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Name: Kaylene Evans

Traditional Name (Yupik/Inupiaq): Iñuuraq

Tribal Affiliation: Nome Eskimo Community

Where are you placed in Kawerak?: Intern in Eskimo Heritage Program

Favorite thing to do in summer: Berry pick & camp

Favorite thing to do in winter: Sew & ski 

What are you studying: MA in Indigenous Politics

Favorite inspirational quote/song lyric/phrase: No matter how it is, or how hard it gets, I am going to make it-Les Brown mantra