Alaskan Plant Workshop 2019

Do you want to learn about Alaskan Plants? Join the Benteh Nuutah Valley Native Primary Care Center Wellness Center team for a community plant workshop. Learn about Alaskan plants, their usage, and how to identify them. Cultural teas and snacks will be available to sample, and each speaker will have additional information available in the lobby.

Event Schedule

11 a.m. Opening Prayer
11:05 a.m. Jackie Alstrom, VNPCC Wellness Center plant presentation and introductions
11:15-11:45 a.m. Tea and food sampling
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Gary Ferguson, Alaska Plants: Returning to Our Roots
12:30-12:35 p.m. Break
12:35-1:20 p.m. Yaari Walker, Stinkweed
1:20-1:25 p.m. Break
1:25-2:10 p.m Barbara Lepanon, Nettles and devil’s club
2:10-2:15 p.m. Break
2:15-3 p.m. Jackie Alstrom, Spring plants and berries
3-3:05 p.m. Break
3:05 p.m. Closing Remarks

To read the presenter’s bios, click here or on their name.

Online registration has closed. You may still register at the door of the event.


For questions about the event,

contact the VNPCC Wellness Center.

(907) 631-7630

Plant Informational Handouts