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Alaska State Museum hosts MacArthur Fellow Sven Haakanson lecture on Alutiiq culture

...the United States - to 24 select artists, scientists, and scholars. One of them was Alaska Native Anthropologist Sven Haakanson, director of the Alutiiq Museum in Kodiak.At 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 19, the Alaska State Museum in Juneau will...
MacArthur Fellow Sven Haakanson lecture cancelled due to flight cancellation

Sven Haakanson's lecture on Alutiiq culture that was scheduled for 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Alaska State Museum has been cancelled due to a cancellation of his flight from Kodiak.Please contact the museum at 465-2901 for more information.
Alutiiq Museum gets new executive director

...Alutiiq language scholar has taken over as executive director of the Alutiiq Museum in Kodiak.Alicia Drabek replaces Sven Haakanson, who left for the University of Washington and the Burke Museum, where he works as curator of Native American collections...
Museum writes book on archaeological dig

...they washed out of the site," Steffian said.The book will include hundreds of photos. Former museum director Sven Haakanson and current curator of collections Marnie Leist worked to photograph items from the collection, which will be used...
Two Southcentral museums purchase rare spruce-root hat San Francisco. The price was $160,250. "This is the first one that is going to be here in Alaska," said Sven Haakanson Jr., executive director of the Alutiiq Museum. The Alutiiq people traditionally lived between Southcentral Alaska...
Winter lecture series at Sheldon Jackson Museum starts Jan. 21

...and open to the public. All lectures will begin at 1 p.m.The series kicks off on Jan. 21 with a talk by Dr. Sven Haakanson, executive director of the Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository in Kodiak. Haakanson will discuss his work...
Alaska on paper

...George Cannelos, Jocelyn Clark, Nora Marks Dauenhauer, Ann Dixon, Danna Fabe, Phyllis Fast, Vic Fischer, Sven Haakanson, Jr., Veldee Hall, Mark Hamilton, Eric Heyne, Gary Holthaus, G. W. (Greg) Kimura, Nancy Lord, Dennis...
Native artists enjoying new opportunities

...sculptures, sewers and beaders, and even fewer trained through the traditional method of apprenticeship," wrote Sven Haakanson, artist and director of the Alutiiq Museum in Kodiak. With funding from the Alaska Native Arts Foundation, the...
Alaska Digest

...only string attached is a requirement that the museum submit a plan for the money's expenditure. Museum Director Sven Haakanson called the donation "an amazing investment in the Alutiiq people." He said the money will be used to strengthen...
Kodiak Natives record album in effort to preserve language preserve their language. Alutiiq is likely spoken by fewer than 100 people in Alaska. Alutiiq Museum Director Sven Haakanson Jr., a Harvard-trained anthropologist who is also Sugpiak, estimates that between 35 and 50 original speakers...


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