By Steve Quinn, Indian Country Today—When David Boxley struck his deer-hide drum, it was time to celebrate.
SHI is sponsoring a program for young writers to encourage and produce culturally-based books for all age levels.
This year, Alaska Native males graduated at a rate of almost 100% i
Happy Holidays! Gunalchéesh for your support throughout the year from all of us at Sealaska Heritage Institute.
By Rosita Worl, SHI President—On Dec.
The Sealaska scholarship application period is now open. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2017.
By Mary Catharine Martin, Capital City Weekly—Not so long ago, children’s books with an authentic focus on Alaska Native stories and culture were harder to find.
Participants in SHI’s Tlingit language mentor-apprentice program met Saturday at the Walter Soboleff Building to close out the project and assess its success at the end of its three-year term.Parti
If you missed our lecture on the armor worn by traditional warriors, the video is now online.
By Mary Catharine Martin, Capital City Weekly—No matter the season, every day from age six began the same way for a young K’inéix Kwáan man training to be a warrior in pre-contact Yakutat — by wadi
By Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska News—Tlingit battle helmets were designed to inspire fear. The thick, wooden head armor carried imagery of strong warriors, fierce animals or revered ancestors.
SHI will release five culturally-based children’s books that reflect the Native worldview on Dec. 10.
SHI's new exhibit, Alaska Native Masks: Art & Ceremony, will open to the public in May, 2017.
By Maria Dudzak, KRBD—Sealaska Heritage Institute has partnered with the Institute of American Indian Arts and the University of Alaska Southeast to provide enhanced and expanded Northwest Coast ar
By Clara Miller, Juneau Empire—Thirty-three Native American tribes had members who served as World War II code talkers, amounting between 400-500 men.