Watch SHI’s 2017 Tináa Art Auction, which raised nearly $200,000 for the institute's new endowment to perpetuate programming for future generations and the public. The event included a stunnin
By Mackenzie Fisher, Capital City Weekly—SHI's early literacy program, Baby Raven Reads, has been recognized by the Library of Congress for the work it has done.
SHI has published two children’s books through its Baby Raven Reads series, including
Sara Jacobsen, 19, grew up eating family dinners beneath a stunning Native American robe. Not that she gave it much thought.
By Geoff Kirsch, Capital City Weekly—Southeast Alaska is many things: a natural wonder; a wildlife hotspot; an outdoorsman’s paradise ...
Thanks to the community of Juneau and everyone who supported Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Tináa Art Auction. Because of you, we raised nearly $200,000 for SHI’s new endowment, which will ensu
By Michael Penn, Juneau Empire—The very talented photojournalist Michael Penn documented SHI's Tináa Art Auction for the Juneau Empire and posted nearly 100 stunning images online!
On September 25, 2017, the world lost a giant. Nora Dauenhauer, beloved Tlingit author, poet and scholar, passed away at the age of 90. Gunalchéesh Nora for a life well lived.
The Library of Congress has selected Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Baby Raven Reads literacy program for its 2017 Best Practice Honoree
Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) has published four new culturally-based children’s books that reflect the Native worldview. The new series includes the ancient story
SHI, the JAHC and KTOO will sponsor a fall performance of A Tribe Called Red, an indigenous music group from Canada that is earning critical acclaim in the global electronic sce
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Click to see a photo album of SHI's Regional Jinéit Art Academy Youth Program, which recently served youth in Craig, Juneau, Sitka, and Angoon.
SHI President Rosita Worl fields a lot of questions from the public, researchers and the media about Northwest Coast cultures. Because the answers are often of general interest, we’ve lau
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