Kirsten Swann

Are there Igloos?

Sorry, you won't see an igloo in Anchorage or anywhere in Alaska. Igloos were used by the Inuit people of Canada's Central Arctic and Greenland. If finding out how Alaska Natives lived for centuries is what you're interested in, Anchorage has cultural centers and museums with examples of traditional housing.

Alaska Native Cultures

Learn more about Alaska Native lifestyles, beliefs and traditions. Alaska is home to multiple distinct tribes and cultures, and Anchorage is an excellent place for an introduction to the Indigenous...

Museums & Culture

Anchorage's many museums and historical attractions showcase Alaska’s complex Native, Russian, gold rush and settler history from every imaginable angle.