SHI has signed memorandums of agreement with the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) and school districts in Juneau, Klawock and Hoonah to teach Northwest Coast (NWC) art, the world-renowned legac
If you missed our lecture on the Tlingit Jilḵáat leader Kaalaxch, the video is now online. Dr.
By Rosita Worl—Nearly 100 years ago, the small town of Santa Fe, New Mexico, held its first Santa Fe Indian Market.
Fifty second-graders watched with wide eyes as Lily Hope talked about urine buckets.
Six different historic maps by Alaska Natives inspired one independent historian to look into the significance of Alaska’s pre-statehood cartography.
In commemoration of Veterans Day, we offer this roundup of videos honoring Alaska Native veterans, including Tlingit code talkers, and traditional warriors.
Navajo code talkers have long been recognized for the crucial part they played in World War II.
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.