Meet and get to know Alaskan Natives living in Ketchikan, from storytellers to artists, as they share with you their unique perspectives, cultural traditions and history. In their own language, “Tlingit” means ‘People of Tides.’ Get a first-hand lesson... Read more
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Discover Unique Alaskan Native Cultures!
It is believed that the first Native Americans came to Alaska from Russia by crossing the Bering Land Bridge during the last Ice Age some 30,000 years ago. Today, Native Alaskans can be divided into six major groups, three of which you will get to learn about during this 11-night immersive Alaskan cultural adventure. The Inupiat, Athabaskan, and Sugpiaq/Alutiiq Alaskan Native peoples all have unique customs due to their very different locations and climates in which they live. Experience these three Alaskan cultures as you participate in intimate one-to-one experiences with Native Alaskans, learn fascinating history and traditions from local guides, and explore interpretive museums. Explore Fairbanks, Anchorage and Kodiak. Meet Alaska’s brown bears and explore Denali National Park. Travel on the iconic Alaska Railroad and flightsee over mountains, glaciers and the Arctic Circle – all while connecting with Alaska heritage and native people on an exceptional educational and cultural tour highlighting Alaska’s first people.