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Festival of Cultural Stories is supported by the Kumin Foundation and the Alaska State Council on the Arts.

Festival of Cultural Stories:  Stories of Strength, Courage and Inspiration

Featuring the incomparable Storyteller Diane Ferlatte


January 24th – Teachers Only – There is a story for you!

Are you an Anchorage School District teacher? Earn 1 graduate level credit by attending two sessions of the Storytellers Workshop on January 24 from 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm and January 25 from 8:30 am – 2:30 pm. You must attend both sessions for credit. Teachers will pay for their UAA Graduate Level Course. Contact Larissa-Wright Elson for more information about the credit : wright-elson_larissa@asdk12.org.  

Register today!

January 25th – Free Event, Open to the Public with Advanced Registration. Limited Availability.

Cultural Stories: Alaska Native, African-American,  African,  Mexican, Japanese, Persian, Peruvian, Samoan, Men’s Circle, Inter-Generational Circle, Youth Workshop, Youth Cultural Heritage Films and two workshops on how you can learn to tell your story.


January 25 schedule

8:45 am Coffee meet and greet
9:00-9:15 Welcome
9:15-9:30 One World Many Stories – Diane Ferlatte
9:30-10:15 Track I Workshops
10:30-11:15 Track II Workshops
11:15-12:00 Track III – Personal Stories
Kinship/Youth Cultural Heritage Films
12:00-12:45 Lunch
11:00-2:00 Performance by featured International Storyteller Diane Ferlatte
2:00-2:30 Closing


Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest!