SEALASKA HERITAGE TO SPONSOR FALL LECTURE SERIES
Free event to be offered in-person, virtually
Aug. 31, 2022
Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) will sponsor a free fall lecture series on topics ranging from clan crests, lost Alaskans, historical trauma in Alaska Native peoples and whether there should be a constitutional convention.
All lectures will be at the Walter Soboleff Building in Juneau and live streamed on SHI’s YouTube channel at noon Alaska time and saved to the institute’s channel immediately after.
- Lecture: An Alaska Native Memoir: Our Lives Are Stories Telling Themselves by Ernestine Hayes
- Lecture: How the Chookaneidí Clan Earned the Rights to Use the Devilfish/Octopus as a Crest by Fred Saat-Kaa Fulmer
- Lecture: T’aḵdeintaan Clan and Origin of Crests by Ken Grant
- Lecture: Shall There Be a Constitutional Convention? by Bruce Botelho
- Lecture: Language Revitalization by Lance X̱’unei Twitchell
- Lecture: Sukteeneidí Totem Poles by Ed Thomas
- Lecture: Voices of the Ancestors: Inquiries Concerning Tlingit Singing at Yakutat in 1791 by Steve Langdon, Maria Williams, and Judy Ramos
- Lecture: Epigenetics and Historical Trauma in Alaska Native Peoples by Riphan Malhi
- Lecture: Morningside Hospital: The Lost Alaskans by Niesje Steinkruger and Eric Cordingley
- Lecture: Yanyeidí Clan Origin and Crests by Lillian Petershoare
- Lecture: Traditional Ecological Knowledge of the Wolf by Steve Langdon
- Lecture: The National Academy of Sciences by Thomas Thornton
- Lecture: History of Teiḵweidí Clan by Dan Brown
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: Kathy Dye, SHI Media and Publications Deputy Director, 907.321.4636,