AIANTA in the News

AIANTA in the News


Putting the Alaskan Tribe of Chickaloon’s Native Village on the Tourist Map

“For a novice like me, the GW program provided a good introduction. I particularly appreciated the cultural focus,” reflected Winnestaffer. “Rather than tourism generally, which is what’s usually available, the courses addressed issues that were of specific relevance to tribes and heritage tourism.” // The George Washington University Blog; Jan. 10, 2019

We-Ko-Pa Resort to Host AITC

In September 2020, the conference will be hosted by the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation at the We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center near Scottsdale, Arizona. // e-Turbo News, others; Dec. 7, 2018

Discover Ancient Native America’s Culture

“Throughout the nation, Native American Tribes are holding special celebrations in November that,” said Camille Ferguson, executive director of American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) in a public statement. // Middle Land; Nov. 19, 2018...

Spirit Song Now Available on BrandUSA TV

“We are excited to see Brand USA include the sounds and songs of Native American sacred areas across the United States in the new film Spirit Song,” said Camille Ferguson, Executive Director of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA). // Various; Nov. 16, 2018.

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