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"Student Success is achieved with the help of family, a group of persons of common ancestry. At Rural Student Services, I feel at home."
~Karly Gundersen, UAF Graduate, Port Lions, Alaska

Alaska Native Education Student Association (ANESA)
ANESA Facebook
ANESA is a student organization for students interested in becoming elementary or high school teachers. All students are welcome to join whether or not they are majoring or interested in this area.
Staff Advisor: Colleen Angaiak
907-474-6623

Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP)
ANSEP Website
Open to any students interested in the fields of science, mathematics and engineering. They also provide members with internship and scholarship opportunities.
Director: Brian Rasley
907-474-5029

Alaska Native Social Workers Association (ANSWA)
ANSWA Website
ANSWA is a student organization for students majoring or interested in social work, sociology, psychology, human service technology.
Staff Advisor: Taniesha Moses
907-474-5086

American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES)
AISES Website
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AISES is a student organization for students majoring or interested in the natural sciences, computer science, engineering, wildlife, mathematics, health fields, as well as students who intend to be math and/or science teachers.
Staff Advisor: Carlton Hautala
907-474-6684

Festival of Native Arts
FNA Website
UAF RSS hosts the annual Festival of Native Arts in March. Volunteers are needed to assist the student-operated organization. Your energy and ideas will contribute to this successful event.
Staff Advisor: Taniesha Moses
907-474-5086

Iñu-Yupiaq
Iñu-Yupiaq Website
The Iñu-Yupiaq Dance Group is a student dance club that performs many Inupiaq and Yup'ik songs and dances.
Staff Advisor: Carlton Hautala
907-474-6684

Native Alaskan Business Leaders (NABL)
NABL Website
NABL is a UAF chapter of the American Indigenous Business Leaders (AIBL) organization. NABL supports Native Alaskan and American Indigenous Students interested in business, rural economic development, and other related areas. Typically the club aimes to create business plans or ideas that could solve problems in Native or Rural Communities. 
Faculty Advisor: Jillian Bjornstad
907-474-7871

Native Games
This is a group of students that get together to play Native games.
Staff Advisor: Carlton Hautala
907-474-6684

Native Student Union of UAF
NSU Facebook
Group of students with intentions and ideas for a positive change in politics. 
Staff Advisor: Tia Tidwell
907-474-7871

Troth Yeddha' Dance Group
The Troth Yeddha' Dance Group is a student organization that performs Athabascan songs and dances.
Staff Advisor: Taniesha Moses
907-474-5086

UAF Beading Club
For anyone interested in sharing traditional and modern beading skills. A good time to socialize and relax while learning to bead beautiful pieces. 
Staff Advisor: Taniesha Moses
907-474-5086

 

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