Young Authors Sacred Essay Contest

The Center for Interfaith Relations is soliciting previously unpublished essays discussing the power of love to strengthen communities and transform lives. Explore themes such as compassion, mutual aid, tenderness, justice, reconciliation, and healing. Works that consider these topics in the context of faith or investigate sacred themes are encouraged but not required. Deadline is Feb.…

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Observing Holidays Varies

Christmas in Russia (Russian: Рождество Христово, Rozhdestvo Khristovo), in the Russian Orthodox Church, is… a holiday celebrated on 25 December in the Gregorian calendar… and 7 January in the Julian calendar. It is considered a high holiday by the church, one of the 12 Great Feasts, and one of only four of which are preceded…

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Seeking Alaska Native Artists

Calling all Alaska Native artists and culture bearers! The Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum invite Alaska Native artists to submit an application for the 2024 Alaska Native Artist Residency Program. There are five residency positions and the deadline to apply is Jan. 15, 2024. For an application, visit museums.alaska.gov/artist_opportunities or call (907) 747-8981. Residencies are…

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Arctic Institute Colonialism Series

“Indigenous peoples have inhabited the Arctic since time immemorial, establishing rich regional cultures and governance systems long before the introduction of modern borders. The Arctic Institute’s 2022 Colonialism Series explores the colonial histories of Arctic nations and the still-evolving relationships between settler governments and Arctic Indigenous peoples in a time of renewed Arctic exploration and…

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Rescue Relief Household Program

Tlingit & Haida is pleased to announce the Rescue Relief Household program. The program is funded through the American Rescue Plan Act and provides $1,000 per tribal citizen within an eligible U.S. household that has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This program is a one-time program to offset some of the expenses households are…

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Small Business Relief Program 2023

Tlingit & Haida has relaunched the Rescue Small Business Relief program and is now accepting applications. Tribal citizens who are small business owners and have been impacted by COVID-19 are eligible to apply for up to $5,000. All applications will be reviewed and processed in the order received. Funds must be expended in compliance with…

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