Sealaska Heritage will hold a regional Native language summit for the remaining fluent speakers of Lingít (Tlingit), Xaad Kíl (Haida) and Sm’algyax (Tsimshian). The three-day summit, Voices of
The renowned master artist Robert Davidson has agreed to allow Sealaska Heritage to post occasional teachings online.
Sealaska Heritage will sponsor the following lectures and special events in honor of Native American Heritage Month and Walter Soboleff Day. All lectures are free and open to the public. (
Opportunities: SHI is seeking a community liaison in Juneau for the institute's Baby Raven Reads program and a school project coordinator.
SHI is applauding the return of Tlingit Mary Miller as the superintendent at Sitka National Historical Park. Miller is wholly qualified for the position and personally represents the history of the
Sealaska Heritage will sponsor a skin-sewing workshop in Petersburg taught by Marcus Gho from Oct. 31-Nov. 2 in partnership with the Petersburg Indian Association. Limited to 15 participants.
Sealaska Heritage will co-sponsor a skin-sewing workshop in Hoonah with Louise Kadinger from Nov. 15-18 at the Mary Johnson Youth Center. Limited to 15 participants.
Sealaska Heritage sponsored a horn-spoon carving workshop in Ketchikan this month in an effort to ensure the endangered art of goat horn spoon carving is passed on to future generations.
SHI is launching a region-wide program to teach skin sewing in an effort to perpetuate the traditional art practice of using sea otter fur and to create cottage industries in Southeast Alaska. Thro
SHI President Rosita Worl took part in the opening panel for the Arctic Frost Annual Network Meeting this morning at the Baranof Hotel, a three-day event focused on building collaboration among gov
The City and Borough of Juneau has passed a resolution naming the intersection of Front and Seward Streets “Heritage Square,” bolstering Sealaska Heritage Institute’s effort to designate Juneau and
SHI is recruiting teachers and education administrators in the Juneau School District for its fall 2018 cultural orientation program. The program, Thru the Cultural Lens, is a cultural-con
KINY—The Sealaska Heritage Institute will be exhibiting a traditional set of armor and weapons that a Tlingit warrior would use during the 1800s with some pieces being recreated by artists ...
Photo essay: Bronze posts and a peek behind the curtain: The anatomy of making, installing and celebrating SHI's new house posts.
SHI is kicking off a horn-spoon carving class in Juneau today in an effort to save the ancient but endangered Northwest Coast art practice. SHI sought funding for the program after artists at a reg