American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month 2019
November is American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month! To celebrate, SCF will be hosting a variety of events including a cultural gathering and promoting World Rock Your Mocs week.
Post your own photos, stories, recipes, and more on your social media page throughout the month! Make sure to use the hashtag #scfregalia2019 and #RockYourMocs2019. This is good for all social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!
Ways to get involved and show your heritage pride at Southcentral Foundation:
World Rock Your Mocs Week
World Rock Your Mocs week is Nov. 9 – 16 and we want to see your moccasins, mukluks, and traditional boots. Share with us through social media by using the hashtag #SCFRegalia2019 and #RockYourMocs2019. Or comment on our World Rock Your Mocs week posts and share your photos in the comments.
Submit Your Recipe
We love to promote traditional nutrition. Send us your favorite traditional recipe by using the contact form on the right side of the webpage and you may be featured in a future social media post or in our Anchorage Native News paper.
Looking for some traditional recipes? Click here to get some inspiration!
Note: By providing us your recipe, you agree to Southcentral Foundation using it for promotion of the month, future social media and Anchorage Native News publications.
Submit Your Story or Tradition
Do you have an amazing memory of traditional activities? Did your grandmother or grandfather pass on their wisdom of the traditional way of life? Do you love a certain part of your Native heritage? Do you have language skills that you want to pass on? If so, share your story or tradition with us by submitting through the form on the right.
Note: By providing your story or tradition, you agree for Southcentral Foundation to use it in promotion of the month.
Celebrate Your Heritage in the Valley
Join the Benteh Nuutah Valley Native Primary Care Center team for a Cultural Gathering Thursday, Nov. 13 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. This family-friendly affair will be a potluck event, including:
- Traditional dishes
- Dancing and drumming group
- Alaska Native vendor tables
- and more!
Everyone is encouraged to wear their cultural regalia. For more information about the event, please contact the VNPCC Wellness Center at (907) 631-7630.