Inaugural Tribal Justice Summit in Bering Strait

The inaugural Tribal Justice Summit will be held September 30-October 3rd 2019 in Nome Alaska at the Mini Convention Center. The summit is hosted by Kawerak Inc, with the intention of bringing members from communities across the Bering Strait Region together to [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: Latest News & Updates, Press Releases, Programs & Workshops, Tribal Courts|

Climate Change Letter to Senate Indian Affairs Committee

Kawerak was requested to submit our views regarding the impact of climate change on the Bering Strait Region communities. As the National Climate Assessment confirmed, climate change is having a disproportionate impact in our region.  Kawerak composed the following letter to the [...]

By |September 17th, 2019|Categories: Climate change, Latest News & Updates, Marine, Natural Resources|

Krystal Hensley Earns Certificate to Enhance Nome’s Head Start Leadership

One of 38 graduates accepting their certification for completion fo the UCLA Head Start Management Fellows Program was Kawerak's Krystal Hensley, Head Start's Child Development Program Manager. We are grateful she took the initiative to complete this program to bring new skills [...]

By |August 12th, 2019|Categories: Education, Press Releases, Staff Recognition|

History Breathes Life into Future Generations

As the driftwood fire burns hotter and hotter, the group edges their handbuilt clay pots closer to the coals. A few steps away, a pair of teens gather beach greens to put the finishing touches on their model driftwood Qaġzri (sod gathering [...]

By |August 12th, 2019|Categories: Education, Katirvik Cultural Center, Latest News & Updates|