ANLC 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us to celebrate the Alaska Native Language Center's 50th birthday!


Save the Date

The Alaska Native Language Center (ANLC) will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a celebration featuring speakers, panels, workshops and a reception on Tuesday, October 4, 2022. 

Bookmark this website for more information about the celebration. 


Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (reception to follow)

Location: UAF Wood Center

ANLC: Past, Present and Future

Our History

Established by AK State Legislation in 1972 as center for research and documentation of the twenty Native languages of Alaska. Internationally known and recognized as major center in US for study of Eskimo and Northern Athabascan languages.

Our Present

We serve our communities by keeping our culture and languages alive. As a global premier language center, ANLC has the responsibility of documenting, promoting, cultivating, and revitalizing Alaska Native languages and cultures.

Our Future

Join us in celebrating another 50 years of revitalizing Alaska Native languages through education, community, and connection.

ANLC: Then and Now