About ROSSIA

damageWind, weather, and time are slowly eroding many of Alaska’s most distinctive landmarks – Russian Orthodox Churches. These churches, from Juneau to St. Paul Island and from Karluk to Eklutna, date from the 19th century and hope for their rehabilitation comes from ROSSIA, Incorporated – Russian Orthodox Sacred Sites in Alaska.

ROSSIA Inc. is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to the preservation of Alaska’s Russian Orthodox Churches and Iconography. Started in 2002 by preservation minded Native corporation leaders, Orthodox clergy, government officials, architects, and historians, ROSSIA has helped initiate several restoration projects over the last six years. Read more…