Thanks to the community of Juneau and everyone who supported Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Tináa Art Auction. Because of you, we raised nearly $200,000 for SHI’s new endowment, which will ensure th
By Michael Penn, Juneau Empire—The very talented photojournalist Michael Penn documented SHI's Tináa Art Auction for the Juneau Empire and posted nearly 100 stunning images online!
On September 25, 2017, the world lost a giant. Nora Dauenhauer, beloved Tlingit author, poet and scholar, passed away at the age of 90. Gunalchéesh Nora for a life well lived.
The Library of Congress has selected Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Baby Raven Reads literacy program for its 2017 Best Practice Honoree
Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) has published four new culturally-based children’s books that reflect the Native worldview. The new series includes the ancient story
SHI, the JAHC and KTOO will sponsor a fall performance of A Tribe Called Red, an indigenous music group from Canada that is earning critical acclaim in the global electronic scene and urban club cu
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Click to see a photo album of SHI's Regional Jinéit Art Academy Youth Program, which recently served youth in Craig, Juneau, Sitka, and Angoon.
SHI President Rosita Worl fields a lot of questions from the public, researchers and the media about Northwest Coast cultures. Because the answers are often of general interest, we’ve launched “Q &
We are excited to unveil our new wool blanket—“Blanket of Knowledge” (Yaakoosge X’óow ), based on the ancient Northwest Coast art practice of Chilkat weaving, one of the most complex weaving techni
SHI has released two new interactive games on its “Tlingit Language Games” app and added quizzes and score tracking to it and to its “Learning Tlingit” app.
U.S. News & World Report—A group of Alaska natives and residents have been gathering to learn about the Tlingit language, which only about 100 people can currently speak fluently. ...
SHI through its Scholarship Committee has chosen a Ph.D. candidate and Native education advocate as the 2017 recipient of its annual Judson L.
SHI has released two culturally-based children’s books based on the Haida culture that reflect the Native worldview.
On the last day of Sealaska Heritage’s first education conference, Our Cultural Landscape, keynote speaker Dr.