The major issues facing artists today and possible solutions include patience—taking time to learn from the Old Masters. Taking time to establish oneself in creating your own market.
SHI is sponsoring a Native Youth Olympics program for all Juneau high school students in an effort to create a team to compete in the state championship for the first time in nearly 30 years. The p
SHI this month will open the Walter Soboleff Building to all second-grade students in the Juneau School District as part of a national program to provide experiences and learning in the arts to all
The indigenous music group A Tribe Called Red rocked the house in Juneau this month through a performance sponsored by SHI, the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council (JAHC) and KTOO. This photo series
SHI has published a new culturally-based children’s book through its award-winning Baby Raven Reads program. The new book, Am’ala, is based on a traditional Tsimshian story about a young man who is
Confession: When we first received a federal grant to develop our Baby Raven Reads program, we were a bit daunted. The project, in part, required us to produce 18 children’s books in three years.
SHI has begun to distribute copies of its most recent children’s books region wide to libraries, schools and Head Start programs in Southeast Alaska.
I often field questions about clan leaders—who they are, how they are selected and the attributes and responsibilities of clan leaders.
SHI's Haa Shuká language program is partnering with the Juneau Tlingit Language Learners Group to host comm
We can't stop thinking about our 2017 Tináa Art Auction, which featured flat-out stunning Alaska Native art and eye-popping Native fashion. We are incredibly grateful to the
Watch SHI’s 2017 Tináa Art Auction, which raised nearly $200,000 for the institute's new endowment to perpetuate programming for future generations and the public. The event included a stunning fas
By Mackenzie Fisher, Capital City Weekly—SHI's early literacy program, Baby Raven Reads, has been recognized by the Library of Congress for the work it has done.
SHI has published two children’s books through its Baby Raven Reads series, including the
Sara Jacobsen, 19, grew up eating family dinners beneath a stunning Native American robe. Not that she gave it much thought.
By Geoff Kirsch, Capital City Weekly—Southeast Alaska is many things: a natural wonder; a wildlife hotspot; an outdoorsman’s paradise ...