Save the Date: 2023 Friendship Potlatches

We are pleased to host in-person Potlatches for the first time since 2019!

CIRI’s fall Friendship Potlatches offer CIRI Shareholders and Descendants an opportunity to socialize and celebrate important cultural traditions with family and friends. The program includes cultural entertainment, children’s activities, Alaska Native arts and crafts booths, door prizes and a meal that includes traditional Alaska Native foods.

Potlatches are open to CIRI Shareholders, confirmed Descendants and their immediate family members (i.e., spouse, children and parents). The wearing of traditional regalia is encouraged!

Kenai, Alaska
Saturday, Oct. 14
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
RSVP by 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 9
Kahtnuht’ana Duhdeldiht Campus, 12271 Kenai Spur Highway

Anchorage, Alaska
Sunday, Oct. 22
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
RSVP by 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 16
Dimond High School, 2909 West 88th Avenue

Pacific Northwest (Puyallup, Washington)
Saturday, Nov. 4
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
RSVP by 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 30
Chief Leschi Schools, 5625 52nd Street East

Arts and Crafts

CIRI Shareholders and confirmed Descendants who are interested in displaying or selling arts and crafts should email [email protected] or call (907) 263-5502 for information and to reserve space.


There are three ways to RSVP:

  1. Via the Qenek portal
  2. Via the CIRI website
  3. By phone at (907) 263-5191 or toll-free (800) 764-2474 (choose option 5)