Elders from the seven Chugachmiut communities help make the preservation and revitalization of Our heritage and language possible. Elders are a great resource and we cannot express our appreciation for their time and assistance. If you want to contact elders of your community, please contact the community’s LEC on the contact page.
|Port Graham Elder, Fiona Sawden , teaching students at the Port Graham Immersion camp.|
|Valdez Elder, John Boone, visiting Hutchens Elementary.|
|Nanwalek Elder, Katherine Brewster, teaching students how to prepare fish.|
|Cordova Elder, Patience Faulkner, teaching how to weave grass.|
|Tatitlek Elders, Judy Randazzo and Robert Vlasoff, attending an Elder’s Work Session with the Local Education Coordinators.|
Our vision is to revitalize the traditional Chugach Native culture and language. The goal is to make Sugpiaq/ Eyak history and heritage a part of the regular school curriculum with support and direction from our Elders’ traditional ecological knowledge (TEK).Heritage Preservation
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