LOOKING BOTH WAYS: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiiq People of Southern Alaska

About the People
Alutiiq Villages
About this Project
Supplemental Reading

Object Categories
Our History
Our Way of Living
Our Beliefs
Our Family

"What does it mean to be Alutiiq?"

The answer flows from history, values, traditions, and spiritual beliefs; from the bonds of family and language; and from lives lived close to the land and sea.

Begin your exploration by clicking the links to the left: learn about the people, see where they live, and view the objects that express their culture.

Brought To You By:

Arctic Studies Center
Department of Anthropology
National Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian Institution

Alutiiq Museum and
Archaeological Repository

Alaska Native Heritage Center

This is a text-only version of the exhibit designed to be compatible with screen readers.

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