We're expanding: Come join our team! Sealaska Heritage currently has numerous job openings plus we are seeking proposals for three project evaluators.
Meet Tsimshian scholar Alyssa Bader: SHI Postdoctoral Fellow studying impact of Native food on people. One of Alyssa Bader’s strongest connections to her culture has always been food.
By Michael S. Lockett, Juneau Empire—The practice of harvesting and trading herring eggs for subsistence is an old one in Southeast Alaska.
Sealaska Heritage has released three new children’s books through its award-winning Baby Raven Reads program. The release includes
By Ari Snider, KCAW—A new study reveals previously unaccounted for economic and cultural benefits of herring.
SHI will sponsor a Tlingit language retreat and workshop with X’unei Lance Twitchell from Dec. 16-20 in Seattle. Availability is limited.
SHI will sponsor Tlingit weaver Anastasia (Shaawaat Ku Gei) Hobson-George and her apprentice, Sara Aceveda, as artists-in-residence this winter to work on an endangered form of weaving. The ar
By Peter Segall, Juneau Empire— As the son of renowned formline artist David A. Boxley, the younger Boxley spent his youth immersed in Tsimshian art and culture.
A new study is recommending major changes to the way the State of Alaska manages the sac roe herring fishery in Sitka Sound and is predicting dire outcomes for the ancient subsistence herring roe f
SHI will sponsor the award-winning Tsimshian artist David R. Boxley as an artist-in-residence this month from Nov.
SHI’s event featuring recollections on the late Tlingit spiritual leader Dr. Walter Soboleff is now online. The talk, “Walter Soboleff Day: Reflections on Dr.
SHI’s lecture on Native civil rights activists, including William L. Paul, Sr., who was Alaska’s first Native attorney, is now online. The lecture, Remembering William L.
SHI's lecture on In re Sah Quah, the 1886 decision that prohibited Tlingit slavery in Alaska, is now online.
SHI’s lecture on an appalling miscarriage of justice that affected the Tlingit Nation in one of the worst Indian cases ever decided—the 1955 Tee-Hit-Ton decision—is now online.
SHI's lecture on the Metlakatla reservation salmon fishery and how that fishery provides the economic foundation for a community of 1,200 residents is now online.