The Sugpiaq dance group Imamsuat performs at Smithsonian museum

The Sugpiaq dance group Imamsuat was invited to perform at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI)  Jan. 18-20  as part of “Out of Many: A Multicultural Festival of Dance, Music and Story.” CIRI shareholder Martha “Lalla” Williams made Imamsuat’s regalia. The group often performs at the Alaska Native Heritage Center, a CIRI-founded nonprofit. To watch a video of the NMAI performance, visit