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Cultural tourism comes with unique challenges

...Heritage Tourism Marketing Council.But Ferguson, who is now executive director of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association in Albuquerque, New Mexico, said economics are not the only reason tribes engage in cultural tourism."Tribes...
Yakutat organizations, community members band together to save town and borough, the Yak-Tat Kwaan, the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe, the Yakutat Chamber of Commerce, the Yakutat Tourism Association, the Yakutat Cultural Association, the Yakutat Action Plan Board, the U.S. Forest Service, and local residents...
The 28th Alaska Legislature in plain English

...tourists. You can't join it unless you're already a member of the state's "leading statewide nonprofit tourism association" or a politician.SB 195POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION LOANS/GRANTSThe Alaska Student Loan Corporation can give more...
Alaska Native Voices wins AIANTA's Best Cultural Heritage Experience award

...American Indian Tourism Conference last month.The conference is hosted annually by the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association, a national nonprofit association of tribes, tribal businesses and entrepreneurs who promote leadership in education...
New ferry schedule includes 2,000 more stops

...Camille Ferguson, who oversees cultural tours in Sitka and is chairwoman of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association. Southeast Alaska's third-largest city hosts a whale festival in November and is a popular spot for fishing...
Strong turnout expected for Alaska's convention season

...Juneau in 1999, Kappler said. Two major events this fall should benefit area businesses. The American Indian Tourism Association meeting is set for Sept. 28 through Oct. 1, and the Alaska Travel Industry Association is scheduled for Oct...
Hawaiian-language greetings begin at airport programming. Copies of the video are being made available to all airlines servicing Hawaii. Hawaii Tourism Association President Mike McCartney said the messages support the perpetuation of the Hawaiian language and its integration...
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Conference: Tourism lets Alaska Natives tell their story

...cultures they want to share with visitors, said Joan Timeche, interim president of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association. One of the goals of the conference is to set recommendations for principles to guide Indian tourism. Corinna...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...distinctions by the Juneau Audubon Society, the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, the Alaska Wilderness Recreation & Tourism Association, and others. ³I know for me and many other guides it¹s been the best years of our lives,² Leghorn said. Â...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...JUNEAU -- The Alaska Wilderness and Recreation Tourism Association is getting a $75,000 state grant to compile...commitment to sustainable development practices. The tourism association has 300 member businesses statewide. "We're...


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