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 ...
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