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Qargi Academy offers students a traditional Iñupiat learning experience focused on tradition and culture.

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"Once again, the Iñupiat need to become comfortable in teaching their young people . . . the Iñupiat way of life."

Dr. Edna Ahgeak MacLean
Iñupiaq linguist, anthropologist and educator

Blending Iñupiat heritage and traditions with a supportive, high-quality education.

Guidance from trained, local Ilisaqtitchiriit who monitor student academic progress and are passionate about serving youth and fostering the Inupiaq language and culture.  

The opportunity to earn a high school diploma online

A flexible and consistent learning experience with the ability to learn anytime, anywhere.

Eben Nanauq Hopson
First Mayor of the 
North Slope Borough, Alaska

Qargi Academy offers high school students:

  Our Culture, 
 Our Traditions, 
 Our Language:  

  Flexible, Tuition-free
Iñupiat High School

1 on 1 mentoring and Iñupiat cultural instruction from local Ilisaqtitchiriit

One of the main goals of the Qargi is to pass on the Iñupiat skills and values by allowing elder culture bearers to transfer community wisdom to students. These Ilisaqtitchiriit are available in-person to share traditional knowledge and mentor students in their cultural and academic growth.

Flexible, personalized learning tailored to each student's needs

Whatever level of instruction a student requires, we’re prepared to provide it. Students have flexibility in following their path to graduation with support from Qargi Academy teachers who connect regularly via email, chat and videoconference. Online classes can be accessed from the Qargi or home. 

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The Qargi Provides an Education that Supports the 

Iñupiaq Culture  •  Core Academics 
Iñupiaq Values  •  The Arts
Career and Life Planning   Social and Emotional Support

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557 Main Street Wainwright, Alaska 99782  located in the ASRC Building

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