Only a few children attended the first Celebration in 1982, and Elders worried that the culture might not survive.
Thirty-six years after the first Celebration was held in Juneau at the urging of Elders, representatives of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people gathered on stage at Centennial Hall Wednesday e
Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) has announced the winners of its traditional food contests, held as part of Celebration 2018. The judges rated the entries on taste, color, smell and freshness.
Ten artists have taken top prizes and honorable mentions at Sealaska Heritage Institute’s ninth biennial Juried Art Show and Competition, and 13 young artists also placed in SHI’s second biennial J
Sealaska Heritage recently organized a frontlet carving workshop led by Ray Watkins as part of its Haa Latseen Community Project.
Sealaska Heritage Institute in 2018 opened a new exhibit, Our Grandparents’ Names on the Land, which explores ancient place names and the innovative inventions that were used to catch halibut and s
(Flyer) SHI will open its Juried Youth Art Exhibit next week and announce winners during C
SHI next week will unveil pieces chosen by jurors for its ninth biennial Juried Art Show and Competition, which will include more than 40 works by nearly 30 artists. First held in 2002, the show ha
By Adelyn Baxter, KTOO—The Native Youth Olympics wrapped in Anchorage on Saturday, with Juneau athletes setting new personal records and placing in one event.
By Kevin Gullufsen, Juneau Empire—On a drive from the Mendenhall Valley to downtown Juneau, one would pass the “Hand of Moldy Top” and the “Beautifully Adorned Face” before arriving at the “Trails
By David James, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner—Baby Raven Reads is a program launched in 2014 by the Sealaska Heritage Institute to improve the academic performance of Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian stud
In this edition of Q&A, SHI President Rosita Worl responds to the question: "I feel connected to my Tlingit heritage but am only 1/8 Native by blood quantum. What does this mean for me?"
The 2018 Traditional Games, held in late March in Juneau, were a big success, with more than 50 athletes registered and well over 100 spectators in attendance.
Byron and Toni Mallott of Juneau have donated a basket made by master Haida weaver Delores Churchill to Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) for its ethnographic collection. The basket, named “Half He
Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast (a blog about books)—Last week over at Kirkus, I talked here with Dr.