We are excited to unveil our new wool blanket—“Blanket of Knowledge” (Yaakoosge X’óow ), based on the ancient Northwest Coast art practice of Chilkat weaving, one of the most complex weaving techni
SHI has released two new interactive games on its “Tlingit Language Games” app and added quizzes and score tracking to it and to its “Learning Tlingit” app.
U.S. News & World Report—A group of Alaska natives and residents have been gathering to learn about the Tlingit language, which only about 100 people can currently speak fluently. ...
SHI through its Scholarship Committee has chosen a Ph.D. candidate and Native education advocate as the 2017 recipient of its annual Judson L.
SHI has released two culturally-based children’s books based on the Haida culture that reflect the Native worldview.
On the last day of Sealaska Heritage’s first education conference, Our Cultural Landscape, keynote speaker Dr.
SHI's first education conference continued Friday at Juneau Douglas High School with a welcome address by Sealaska CEO and President Anthony Mallott and a keynote speech from national education con
Sealaska Heritage’s first-ever education conference got off to an exciting start on Thursday with keynote speeches and opening remarks from distinguished guest speakers including Ilarion Larry Merc
Tlingit weaver Lily Hope, Sealaska Heritage’s current artist-in-residence, celebrated the completion of her first full-sized Chilkat robe Tuesday afternoon in the clan house at the Walter Soboleff
SHI has secured a grant from Museums Alaska to conserve an old Tlingit box drum and to make infrared scans to reveal the original formline design.
Sealaska Heritage's Jinéit Art Academy, in collaboration with the Klawock Cooperative Association, will offer a Model Canoe Workshop for experienced carvers led by Steve Brown June 11-16.
SHI'S Jinéit Art Academy, with the Organized Village of Kake, will offer a Model Canoe Workshop for experienced carvers led by Steve Brown June 3-June 8.
SHI is sponsoring a major program to revitalize spruce-root weaving, as part of its vision to establish the Northwest Coast arts capital in Southeast Alaska, with Juneau as the engine perpetuating
Language teams gathered at Sealaska Heritage Institute in April for orientation and training to begin their involvement in the
A study of the DNA in ancient skeletal remains adds to the evidence that indigenous groups living today in southern Alaska and the western coast of British Columbia are descendants of the first hum