|AMIPA's mission is: to collect, preserve, catalog and
provide public access to Alaska's sound and moving image material, and to encourage the
ongoing documentation of Alaskans and Alaska events of historical importance; to provide
knowledge and assistance to other archives, private collectors, producers, institutions,
and the general public; to advocate on behalf of these materials; and to educate the
public, government officials and civic leaders on the importance of preserving Alaska's
sound and moving image heritage.