Public Education

The Office of History and Archaeology keeps people around the state updated on historic preservation activities with its monthly newsletter Heritage. OHA also hosts yearly Workshops, Training, and Virtual Education, and shares relevant Public Events.

Check out our lesson plans and other teacher resources available.

OHA Workshop - In Person and Online via Microsoft Teams - Friday, April 5th, 2024

2024 OHA Workshop flyer

Join the State of Alaska Office of History and Archaeology (OHA), State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) on April 5 for a free, all-day workshop. This workshop will provide a variety of cultural resources and historic preservation topics useful to professionals and interested parties working in the State of Alaska. We welcome and encourage all to participate, including Federal, State, and local government agency representatives, Tribes & representatives of Alaska Native Organizations, project proponents, consultants, and others who work with or are interested in hearing about activities at OHA, SHPO.

An agenda will be posted on the OHA Website soon.

Event seating at the BP Energy Center (Birch Room, 1014 Energy Court, Anchorage Alaska) is limited to 70 in-person participants, while others may join remotely via the Microsoft Teams link provided after registering.

Those who plan to attend can prepay for a catered lunch option. Please use the following link to order and prepay for a lunch option any time BEFORE Tuesday, April 2: Sweet Caribou

Please Register Here

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Archaeology Month

2021 Archaeology Month Poster

Held annually in April, Alaska Archaeology Month includes school programs, lectures, and a poster distributed by the Alaska Anthropological Association.

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