Opening in October 2016! Kawerak Katirvik Cultural Center is a meeting place for sharing, celebrating and understanding the cultural traditions and language of the Central Yup’ik, St. Lawrence Island Yupik and Inupiaq peoples of the area. Call ahead for events, which can include Elder stories and dancing. Or stop by to check out the interactive educational displays.
Discover gold nuggets from Nome’s rich history at the Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum, open Tuesday – Saturday in the Richard Foster Building. Interactive exhibits feature the natural landscape, Alaska Native artwork, and the town of Nome from its Tent City beginnings to its present-day role as a regional hub.
Go back to Beringia, way back, to a time when woolly mammoths and scimitar cats roamed the land. To a time when a 1,000-mile-wide migration corridor linked Alaska and Russia. (That’s how indigenous people got to North America.) Learn all about it at the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve Visitor Center.
Go back to Beringia, way back, to a time when woolly mammoths and scimitar cats roamed the…