Making It Up: CSELC Publishes Wordless Books

When children turn the pages of Making Akutaq, they find soft, pencil-drawn illustrations and a recipe for the titular delicacy. One thing they won’t find? A story. CSELC’s wordless books are helping young ones learn Yup’ik. More

Your One-Stop Shop for Justice

In the wake of the organization’s 28th anniversary, ANJC has launched a completely redesigned website aimed at making its programs and services more accessible to Alaskans with justice-related needs. More

Worth the Risk

As a student, Kyle Worl was hesitant to join in Native games. Today, he’s bringing Native games to new audiences in Alaska — and beyond. More

Cooking with Clare Swan

When families began sheltering-in-place in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many were faced with a dilemma:  How to feed an entire family three meals a day, every day, without multiple trips to the grocery store or the support of the occasional restaurant meal? CSELC had an answer. More

More Than Just Fish

Volunteers distributed 12,000 pounds of fish to families March 25 and 26 as part of Operation Fish Drop, a grass-roots initiative to ensure Alaska Native elders and others have access to traditional foods this spring. More

From Gang to Grown Up

Family has always been Dimitrius Young’s motivation. At 13, he joined a gang to find the resources to support his mother. But after time at McLaughlin Youth Center, and with the help of ANJC, Dimitrius has found a new way to realize his goals. More

Committed to a New Career

Firefighter. Grassroots leader. Youth mentor. At 23, Melvin Captain has had a wider range of work experiences than many adults twice his age. So how come he couldn’t find a job? More

The Face of Resiliency

An earthquake. A major remodel. A global pandemic. When CITC finally reopens its doors to welcome back both staff and participants, a new face will greet them: a mask created by artist Drew Michael to honor the resiliency of our people. More