Alaska is the largest state in America and was the last to join the union. Alaska was initially home to Inuit, Yupik, Tlingit, and other indigenous North Americans before settlers arrived in the area. Take the opportunity granted by this day and begin learning all there is to know about the rich history and culture of Alaska.
In 2017, National Day Calendar® began celebrating each state in the order they entered the union, starting the week of Independence Day and ending with Hawaii. They highlight a small part of each states’ history, foods and the people who make up the state.