The SHI Board of Trustees has decided to postpone Celebration 2020 to next year amid concerns about the COVID-19 coronavirus and its spread in Alaska in recent days. The biennial dance-an
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SHI and UAS are offering full scholarships to UAS for Native scholars who plan to teach their Native language. The scholarships include tuition, room, board and other expenses plus part-t
SHI has put digital photographs of more than 900 ethnographic objects and detailed listings of 150 of its archival collections online in a new, state-of-the-art platform. The
Suddenly, we are home with our children, all day every day. How do we shift to a daily life of “social distancing” with infants and young children?
SHI has published a new episode on its podcast, "Roots & Stems." In this episode, SHI’s Katrina Hotch, shares her original song “Yee Tusix̱án," written as a reflection of the love we have
From SHI President Rosita Worl: "I want to assure you all that Sealaska Heritage Institute is closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, and we are taking action based on guidance fro
By Michael S. Lockett, Juneau Empire—This year’s Arctic Winter Games, scheduled to happen this week, were canceled as a COVID-19 prevention measure.
The University of Alaska Southeast, in partnership with Sealaska Heritage, will offer a new Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis in Northwest Coast arts this fall. The undergraduate progr
By Katherine J. Wu, Smithsonian Magazine—As the frigid Alaskan waters lapped at his heels, Patrick Druckenmiller repositioned his saw against the algae-dappled rock.
Check out SHI's calendar of events for 2020! Find dates and venues for summer camps, lectures, art and education opportunites and more.
SHI will sponsor its third education conference for teachers and administrators in Southeast Alaska in an effort to promote culturally responsive pedagogy in schools. The goal of the conferenc
A well-known Tlingit and Haida artist and a renowned art historian have been chosen to judge Sealaska Heritage's next
Clan Elders and other tribal members from Angoon, Kake and Wrangell participated in a historic meeting this week with Alaska’s senior military leader to discuss bombardments on the three villages w