Akiak Project Jukebox
Welcome to the community, the people, and the stories of Akiak.

Photo of group interview being videotaped.
The Akiak Project Jukebox is comprised of interviews with elders conducted in November 2004, with video clips of storytelling and slideshows of historic and modern photographs related to the people and community of Akiak. This project was a collaboration between Shawna Williams, Yupiit Elitnaurutait Local Cultural Coordinator in Akiak, students of Elizabeth Kent's sixth and seventh grade class in Akiak, and the Oral History Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

The Akiak Jukebox project was funded by the Yupiit School District and U.S. Department of Education,
Alaska Native Education Grant #S56A030068 & T290U010503.