International Association of Specialists on Russian America

 IASRA (JSARGRA) Sponsors and Hosts

IASRA gratefully acknowledges the following sponsors and participants. A great many individuals within these organizations worked hard to make the launching of IASRA successful. The list is far from complete, and will be expanded upon as the website is updated.


2004-2005 activities in Siberia:
The Taltsi Museum of Architecture and Ethnography
The Institute of History, Archeology and Ethnography of the Peoples of the Far East, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
The Alaska International Education Foundation (2005 travel stipend)
The Shelikhov Museum
The Committee for Culture of the Irkutsk Region
The Irkutsk Regional Historical and Memorial Museum of Decembrists
Irkutsk State Technical University
Irkutsk State University
The Baikal Museum
The Irkutsk Regional Fine Arts Museum

The Irkutsk Municipal History Museum
The Icebreaker Ship "Angara" Museum
2006 activities in Alaska and California:
National Science Foundation (Award # 0620600 to the Alaska Historical Society)

The Office of History and Archaeology, Alaska Department of Natural Resources (Anchorage)
Chugach Alaska Corporation
Alaska Airlines (travel discount)
The Anchorage Museum of History and Art (Anchorage)
The Beringian Heritage International Park Program, U.S. National Park Service (Anchorage)
The Russian Orthodox Museum (Anchorage)
The Alaska State Museum (Juneau)
Sitka National Historical Park, U.S. National Park Service (Sitka)
The Sheldon Jackson Museum (Sitka)
The Sheldon Jackson College Stratton Library
The Isabel Miller Museum (Sitka)
The Alaska Native Brotherhood (Sitka)
The Alaska Native Sisterhood (Sitka)
The Sitkakwon Dancers (Sitka)
The Cathedral of Archangel Michael (Sitka)
The Holy Resurrection Cathedral (Kodiak)
Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Virgin

Fort Ross State Park (California)
San Francisco Presidio, U.S. National Park Service (San Francisco)
The Baranov Museum (Kodiak)
Saint Innocent's Academy (Kodiak)
The Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository (Kodiak)


2007 Activities in Russia:
Taltsi Museum of Architecture and Ethnography, Irkutsk
Shelikhov Museum
Alaska Office of History and Archaeology
People of the Buryat Region
The Committee for Culture of Irkutsk Region
The Committee for Protection of Cultural Heritage of the Administration of the Irkutsk Region
The Administration of Irkutsk City
The Administration of Shelikhov Municipal District
The Irkutsk Regional Historical and Memorial Museum of Decembrists
Irkutsk State Polytechnical University
Irkutsk State Technical University
The Irkutsk Institute for Improvement in Skill of Education Workers
The Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the Peoples of the Far East, Russian Academy of Sciences
The Russian State Historical Museum
The Russian National Ethnographic Museum
The Alaska International Education Foundation (travel stipend / November 2007)


2008 Activities in Russia and Mongolia:
Taltsi Museum of Architecture and Ethnography
Irkutsk State Technical University
Institute of Archaeology, Mongolian Academy of Sciences


2009 Activities in Russia:
National Science Foundation (Award # 0939789 to the Alaska Historical Society)
Taltsi Museum of Architecture and Ethnography
Irkutsk State Technical University
The Administration of Kiakhta
The Administration of the Republic of Buryatia
The Kiakhta Museum


2010 Activities in Alaska:
National Science Foundation (Award # 0939789 to the Alaska Historical Society)
Sitka Historical Society and Museum
Sitka National Historical Park
Office of History and Archaeology, Alaska State Parks
Sitka Cultural Center
Koniag, Inc.
Alaska Geographic
Seafood Producers Cooperative (Sitka)
Alaska Day Festival Committee (Sitka)
Spenard Builders Supply (Sitka)
Sitka Tribal Enterprises
New Archangel Dancers
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
St. Michaels Cathedral (Sitka)
The Alaska State Museum
The Sheldon Jackson Museum
Sue Thorsen (housing in Sitka)
The Kenaitze Indian Tribe (housing / meals in Kenai)
Dan Lucas (housing at the Coal Village Site, Kenai Peninsula)
Alaska Native Heritage Center (Anchorage)
Anchorage Museum

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