Mingle with the new museum director, Jim Pepper Henry, and listen to music by the intertribal First Nations group, Medicine Dream, on the first day of Alaska Native Heritage Month Thursday, November 1, at the Anchorage Museum (121 W. 7th Ave.). The free event begins at 5:30 p.m. with live music at 6:30 p.m.
The celebration features a drawing for several artworks by local Alaska Native artists, but the month continues with various activities throughout the state. At the museum, the Movies for Your Mind program will highlight films written or directed by Native Americans at 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays throughout the month.
Look for other Alaska Native Heritage Month events here.