Recurring Events

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The Alaska Native Birthworkers Community hosts a virtual talking circle every other Saturday from 11AM-12PM! If you are looking to build community while pregnant, trying to get pregnant, breastfeeding, parenting, adoption, healing from pregnancy or infant loss, or closely supporting someone in any one of these phases of life, please join us! All events are posted on our Facebook page.

This is a safe space for conversation and community. Indigenous birth workers will be present to answer any questions or if you need guidance in any part of your preconception, prenatal and postpartum wellness. Please share this event on your timeline for relatives to see and join. 

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An open space for Indigenous birthworkers in Alaska to meet each other, share knowledge and resources, ask questions, and debrief experiences.


This is a safe space for conversation and community. The Alaska Native Birthworkers Community hosts this virtual talking circle the first Wednesday of every month.


The meeting time will alternate between the lunch hour and an evening hour; there is a registration for each, but you are welcome to join both if you'd like!

Upcoming circles:

March 2, 6-7 PM (Alaska Time)

April 6, 12-1 PM (Alaska Time)

Past Events

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Join us on Saturday, November 13 from 11AM-1PM for a panel on Iñuit Birthing Tattoos. Artists and traditional tattooists Marjorie Kunaq Tahbone & Jamie Sikkattuaq Harcharek will share about this ceremony and rite of passage. The discussion will be moderated by Charlene Aqpik Apok.

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Join us on November 18, 2021 starting at 11AM for the Na'ah Illahee Fund Food Sovereignty Panel with ANBC Co-Founder Helena Jacobs who will share about ANBC work and food sovereignty. 

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Panel hosted by Na'ah 

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