Qawalangin Tribe of Unalaska

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Aang Aang, aqaxtanachin qagaalakuxtxichin
(Hello, Thank you all for coming)

The Qawalangin Tribe of Unalaska, a federally recognized sovereign nation of the United States since 1989, vows to exercise its powers to further the economic and social well-being of all its members, and in doing so, will safeguard and support the Unangan language, culture, customs and traditions for those generations to come. 

The Qawalangin Tribe of Unalaska created this website as an outlet for our people and the public to learn more about our history, culture, and programs and services that we offer.  Look around our website, and if you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact us at anytime.

(Thank you!)


Tribal News and Announcements

Office Closed for ALF

The Qawalangin Tribe's Office will be closed for the rest of the week to attend the Aleutian Life Forum.

Sorry for any inconvenience.

Updating Qawalangin Tribal Members' Files

Attention Tribal Members:  We are in the process of updating all of our Tribal Members' files here at the office and entering Membership info. into our new software . Please contact the Administrative Office at (907) 581-2920 or to get and fill out a Change of Name/Address Form.

It is very important that we have all of our members' updated info.

SHARC cards

Subsistence Halibut Registration Certificate (SHARC) Alaska Native Tribe applications are available at the Tribe's Office.  Stop by and fill one out so you can go subsistence halibut fishing!

You may also obtain your SHARC online at

Tribal ID Cards

The Qawalangin Tribal Office has a new ID printer and can now print Tribal IDs on plastic cards.

If you need a new Tribal ID Card, please email our Admin. Office at

AVT/Supplemental Ed. Funding Status:

Like the Higher Ed. Funding status, it is with deep regret that we must announce that all of our AVT/Supplemental Education funds have been expended. We cannot provide financial assistance for Adult Vocational Training at this time.

Higher Ed. Funding Status:

It is with regret that we must inform you, that all of our Scholarship Funds have been expended. We cannot accept any Scholarship Applications from new students at this time.  This will not however affect the funding of our reoccurring students. The maximum length of time a student can be funded is 5 years. We are sorry for this, and wish all our Higher Ed. Students luck with their Scholarship Applications, and in all their future endeavors.

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