Celebrate Spring Alaskan Style: Old and New Traditions Under the Northern Lights
Program No. 17333RJ
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At a Glance

Here comes the sun! In the far north, winter fading into spring is a magical time. Join the people of Alaska in celebrating the arrival of spring in both traditional and contemporary ways. Learn about the six major Native Nations of Alaska as they showcase their culture, art and music at the Festival of Native Arts in Fairbanks.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Weather permitting, observe the Northern Lights as you learn what powers them and what impact they have on cultures that viewed them.
  • Junior North American Championship Sled Dog races, and watch artists competing in the World Ice Art Championships as they begin to sculpt huge blocks of ice into beautiful works of art.
  • Study contemporary life in interior Alaska, the impact of statehood on indigenous cultures and the resulting economic, political and social issues.

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