"I am a scholarship recipient and can honestly say I would not be in school without the Trusts help! Thank you for supporting my dreams."

Stefanie Armstrong

"Aqqaluk Trust-imi iluqaan quyanaaġikpisi! I am grateful to everyone at A.T.! Taikuu for the work you do."

Naaqtuuq Dommek

"Thank you Aqqaluk Trust! NANA, Dr. Lathrop, and all others who have supported my ventures in becoming a dentist. 3.5 more years till I'm back home!!"

Zazell Staheli

Who is Robert Aqqaluk Newlin Sr.?

Hard work has changed somewhat. When I was growing up we had no stove oil, we had no electricity, we had no good homes ...but we had to work in order to be alive. Things change, but there’s still a lot of things that a fellow can do.”

-- Robert Aqqaluk Newlin, Sr.

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"Every time when I am with an Elder, I will think of what they are saying. It just puts me at ease when they speak our language and it motivates me to strive for more in our culture."

-- Pauline Tickett, Kobuk, Alaska