The Alaska Native CulturalHost Seminar is a comprehensive training program designed with assistance from the Cook Inlet Tribal Council to provide a greater understanding and appreciation of Alaska Native culture for workers within Alaska’s hospitality and tourism industry. The course covers:
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The CulturalHost video was produced through a partnership of theAlaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, the U.S. Economic Development Administration, the Cook Inlet Tribal Council, and the Alaska Native Heritage Center.
Ann Lawrence (Master Trainer)
Cook Inlet Tribal Council
Ketchikan Visitors Bureau
UAF Cooperative Extension
Sitka Convention and Visitors Bureau
Owner/Small Business Development Consultant
Certified Hospitality Department Trainer
The Business Boutique
To access CulturalHost program materials such as trainer's manual, participant workbooks and PowerPoint presentations, contact DED staff for the password and instructions. Click here to access the password protected site.
The State of Alaska provides information on AlaskaHost classes scheduled by authorized trainers as a service to potential students. Schedules, locations, and fees for services are determined by individual trainers. If you are a trainer and are scheduling a class, please contact staff to have your class listed here.
Jasmin Smith, Business Boutique, has the following classes scheduled for students:
Contact Jasmin Smith at (907) 230-4968 or email@example.com for location and fees. Click here for a brochure.
Toll Free Hotline 1-800-478-5626 within Alaska