Jasmin Smith

Community Voice Recognized in 2017 by the state of Alaska for her achievements as a community leader and entrepreneur, Jasmin Smith has her sights set on investing in the next generation of community and business leaders.   Smith, who launched her own small business, Baby Vend, in 2016, has coached more than 650 entrepreneurs in … Read more

Alma Parker

Alma Manabat Parker—Community Voice Alma Manabat Parker has been a member of the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition as the Sama Sama Tayo sa Kalusugan Health Equity Program Coordinator and Magasayawan Ketchikan! Program Director since 2021. Alma is a sun-loving traveler, rom-com watching fanatic, high functioning multi-tasker, who loves event planning & promotion, dancing with kiddos and … Read more

Liz Medicine Crow

Liz Medicine Crow—Community Voice La quen náay Liz Medicine Crow is both Haida and Tlingit from Kéex’ Kwáan, the Mouth of the Dawn People.  On her Tlingit side, she is Raven Kaach.ádi, Fresh Water-marked Sockeye Salmon, from the X̱’áakw Hít. She is the grandchild of the Tsaagweidí, the Killerwhale People from the House that Anchors … Read more

Indra Arriaga

Indra Arriaga Delgado—Community Voice Indra Arriaga Delgado is a Mexican artist, writer, and organizer living and working in Alaska. Indra’s work has shown internationally in Mexico, Germany, Oman, Bulgaria, France and Armenia. Nationally, she has exhibited in Portland, OR, San Francisco, CA, Camarillo, CA, New York, NY, San Antonio, TX, Miami, FL, and in various … Read more

Emily Edenshaw

Emily Edenshaw—Community Connector With roots in Emmonak, Alaska, Keneggnarkayaaggaq Emily Edenshaw (Yup’ik/Iñupiaq) is the President and CEO of the Alaska Native Heritage Center (ANHC), a renowned, statewide living cultural center located in Anchorage, Alaska. In 2020, Emily was named Vice President of the Alaska Travel Industry Association (ATIA) Arts, Cultural and Heritage Statewide Chapter Board, … Read more