The University of Alaska Southeast is hosting its annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day community celebration on Monday, October 8 from 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. at the university’s Sitka campus. Doors open at 5 p.m.
UAS Personal Education Planner Crystal Duncan and Adjunct Faculty Member Mark Sixbey joined Emily Kwong for this Morning Interview to discuss plans for the celebration. They say the evening of activities will honor Alaska Native people and culture. Sixbey will also host breakout sessions that focus on the importance of herring and salmon to the indigenous community.
The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments and traditional food will be provided. Attendees wearing regalia or who provide a potluck dish will be given a commemorative gift.Contact