Iḷisaqativut 2019

Iḷisaqativut is a grassroots,  and community-driven opportunity to come together for two weeks with the express vision of becoming proficient in Iñupiaq as adult second-language learners, while building Iñupiat nationhood and relationships across Iñupiat Nunaat (Bering Straits, Northwest Arctic, Arctic Slope) and with our relatives across Alaska. 

As an all-volunteer community collective, Iḷisaqativut belongs to the community, and is thusly supported by it. We invite community members to support the continued success of this program. 

2017: Utqiaġvik (Barrow)
2018: Siqnasuaq (Nome) 
2019: Qikiqtaġruk (Kotzebue)

To learn more, visit our website at ilisaqativut.org 

To purchase a shirt to further support Iḷisaqativut:


  • Anonymous 
    • $1,000 
    • 15 mos
  • Elizabeth Cravalho 
    • $1,000 
    • 15 mos
  • Brenda Campen 
    • $40 
    • 15 mos
  • Justina Wilhelm  
    • $80 
    • 16 mos
  • Ayyu Qassataq 
    • $50 
    • 16 mos


Cordelia Kellie 
Anchorage, AK
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