Locally Grown Restaurants acknowledges that we operate and gather on the traditional land of the Dena’ina Peoples and honor, with gratitude, the land itself and the people who have stewarded it throughout the generations.
“The city of Anchorage was built upon the traditional homeland of the Dena’ina. While Anchorage proper was not a Dena’ina village site, many important Dena’ina cultural sites were located here.” [Dena’inaq’ Huch’ulyeshi: The Dena’ina Way of Living, Anchorage Museum]
“The deepest levels of Dena’ina identity remain: ancestry and family, landscape and tradition, stories and language, and the reciprocal and respectful relationship between the Dena’ina and the natural world.” [Identity. Landscape. Tradition. Resilience., Anchorage Museum]