SHI TO SPONSOR LECTURE ON CASE THAT REVOLUTIONIZED EDUCATION SYSTEM IN RURAL ALASKA
Event free, open to the public
Nov. 18, 2019
Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) will sponsor a lecture this week on a case that revolutionized the way Alaska Native children are educated in rural areas of the state.
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The lecture is scheduled from noon-1 pm, Thursday, Nov. 21, at Sealaska Heritage's Walter Soboleff Building, 105 S. Seward St. in Juneau. The lecture will be videotaped and put online shortly after the talk.
This program is provided under the Preparing Indigenous Teachers and Administrators for Alaska Schools (PITAAS) program and funded by the Alaska Native Education Program.
Sealaska Heritage Institute is a private nonprofit founded in 1980 to perpetuate and enhance Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian cultures of Southeast Alaska. Its goal is to promote cultural diversity and cross-cultural understanding through public services and events. SHI also conducts social scientific and public policy research that promotes Alaska Native arts, cultures, history and education statewide. The institute is governed by a Board of Trustees and guided by a Council of Traditional Scholars, a Native Artist Committee and a Southeast Regional Language Committee.
CONTACT: Amy Fletcher, SHI Media and Publications Director, 907.586.9116, firstname.lastname@example.org