Alutiiq Museum


The Alutiiq Museum is a non-profit cultural center dedicated to preserving and sharing the cultural tradition of Alaska's Alutiiq people.

The Alutiiq Museum’ preserves the cultural traditions of the Alutiiq people and promotes greater public awareness of the rich cultural legacy of all the indigenous societies of the Alaskan Gulf coast. In pursuit of these goals, the museum collects and preserves archaeological, ethnological, and archival materials from the Alutiiq Nation in a repository that is accessible to the public. The museum supports research on Alutiiq culture and history, and shares the results through exhibits, publications, and presentation.

Video: Ancient Alutiiq Basketry

Kodiak's Alutiiq Museum registrar Marnie Leist shares ancient Alutiiq basketry from Karluk in this video, produced with support from the National Park Service Shared Beringian Heritage Program. Click for a larger view.