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Tourism Development and Marketing

CulturalHost Program

Overview

The Alaska Native CulturalHost Seminar is a comprehensive training program designed with assistance from the Cook Inlet Tribal Council to provide a greater understanding and appreciation of Alaska Native culture for workers within Alaska’s hospitality and tourism industry. The course covers:

  • Discussion of the meaning of culture,
  • Overview of the main Alaska Native groups,
  • Detailed presentations on the culture and characteristics of Alaska Native groups.

Alaska Native Dancers

Photo Credit: State of Alaska Tourism Marketing Program

CulturalHost Video Current CulturalHost Trainers

Ann Lawrence (Master Trainer)
Cook Inlet Tribal Council
Anchorage
907-793-3281
alawrence@citci.com

Patti Mackey
Ketchikan Visitors Bureau
907-225-6166
pmackey@visit-ketchikan.com

Anthony Nakazawa
UAF Cooperative Extension
Anchorage
907-786-6323
atnakazawa@alaska.edu

Tonia Rioux
Sitka Convention and Visitors Bureau
907-747-5940
director@sitka.org

Jasmin Smith
Owner/Small Business Development Consultant
Certified Hospitality Department Trainer
The Business Boutique
(907) 230-4968
info@thebusinessboutique.org
www.thebusinessboutique.org

Dragon London
(907) 220-4411
dragon.london00@gmail.com

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