Aleutian & Pribilof Islands

Grantee Stories

The Aleut story: resilience and revival

I’d been lured to St. Paul Island by the promise of adventure and world-class wildlife viewing. Birders come to Alaska’s Pribilof Archipelago on the chance that they will spot rare Asian “vagrants” seldom seen elsewhere in North America. The draw is big enough that people pay thousands of dollars to spend a few raw, wet, and windy days on this tiny volcanic landmass in the Bering Sea.

Grantee Updates

Congratulations Unalaska

Unalaska received an early dose of holiday cheer when the community gathered for the grand re-opening of the Museum of the Aleutians. Rasmuson Foundation joined in on the celebration and captured these images.

Current Events

What next for Adak?

Rasmuson Foundation President Diane Kaplan recently visited the Aleutian Island community of Adak. Once a community that came into existence to support a military base during World War II, it is now a community of 100 trying to find a future. Read more about Diane's visit in today's post.

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