the Iñupiat through
Aqqualuk Trusts greatest mission
is to assist in the education of
your culture by learning the
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"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."
"Thank you Aqqaluk Trust!!!!! Thanks for chipping in on my training twice!!!!! Building Maintenance and Millwright Maintenance. Now watch."
"Aqqaluk Trust-imi iluqaan quyanaaġikpisi! I am grateful to everyone at A.T.! Taikuu for the work you do."
"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!!"
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.
Our way of life.
Aqqaluk Trust is a 501 (c)3 non-profit private foundation. The Aqqaluk Trust was founded in 1989 in honor of Robert Aqqaluk Newlin, Sr., one of the great Iñupiat leaders. The foundation first provided scholarship funding for eligible applicants seeking training or pursuing their secondary education.