Explore Alutiiq heritage with hands on activities designed for home and classroom use. Click on a title below to download directions, templates, and material lists for some of our popular crafts.Explore Alutiiq heritage with hands on activities designed for home and classroom use. Click on a title below to download directions, templates, and material lists for some of our popular crafts.
Alutiiq Gingerbread People
Decorate holiday cookies with designs from Alutiiq clothing.
Add Alutiiq phrases and petroglyphs to your craft supplies to make Alutiiq valentines.
Copy animal faces to cardstock for young artists to color and cut out for a simple paper mask. Designed by artist Lena Amason.
Use our animal templates to cut, sew, and decorate felt ornaments in the shape of local animals–crab, halibut, raven, salmon, seal. Design by artist Sara Squartsoff.
Directions for making jewelry inspired by Alutiiq designs.
Make your own Alutiiq ceremonial headdress using our paper template and your own string, and beads.
Hunting Hat Ornaments
Foam, beads, wire, and markers can be transformed into miniature hunting hats. Design by artist Sara Squartsoff.
Paper Ceremonial Masks
Create full-sized, three dimensional Alutiiq-style masks with paper. Designed by Heather Ridgeway for the Juneau School District.
Petroglyph Pumpkin Carving
Print these templates, use a toothpick to transfer the outline of a petroglyph design to a pumpkin, and then carve your jack-o-lantern.
Petroglyph Rock Painting
Create your own rock art with paint, beach pebbles, and examples
Directions for filling jars with an instant tea mix.
Make Alutiiq-style tools by grinding slate with water, sand, and a hard rock!