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Alaska Native Heritage Center to celebrate 20th anniversary

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The Alaska Native Heritage Center will celebrate its 20th anniversary on Sunday for Mothers Day. Admission will be free.

Cultural tourism director Ruby Steele says the Heritage Center is "a place to be emersed in the cultural aspects of Alaska's Native people. It's also an educational facility where we do teach education of Alaska Native culture."

King Island Dancers will perform for the opening ceremony. Other performers will be featured.

The Alaska Native Heritage Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Originally from the Midwest, Tripp Crouse (Ojibwe, a descendent of Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, pronouns: they/them) has 15-plus years in print, web and radio journalism. Tripp first moved to Alaska in 2016 to work with KTOO Public Media in Juneau. And later moved to Anchorage in 2018 to work with KNBA and Koahnic Broadcast Corporation.