Ayyu Qassataq

Ayyu Qassataq is the Vice President & Indigenous Operations Director for First Alaskans Institute, a statewide Alaska Native advocacy nonprofit, as well as an Anchorage School District parent and former graduate. She is Iñupiaq, from Uŋalaqłiq (Unalakleet). Her master's thesis research centered on missionization and the formation of the education system in Alaska, and its ongoing impacts to Native students and families.