To the beat of a deerskin drum and the tune of a Tlingit song, 16 teachers from several Alaskan communities danced into the University of Alaska Southeast classroom where they had spent the last tw
“Lingít tundatáani.” Loosely translated, the phrase means “Tlingit perspective” or “Tlingit world view.” Asked about the last three years in Sealaska Heritage Institute’s mentor-apprentice program,
Haida master weaver Delores Churchill recently donated an old woven basket to Sealaska Heritage that she acquired from a Ketchikan resident.
If you missed the weavers’ presentation during Celebration, the video is now online. Chilkat and Ravenstail weavers talked about their journey and the mistakes they’ve made along the way.
The year of the extraordinary, when we walked into a dream: Read SHI’s 2015 annual report and watch highlights from that incredible year. Video includes recap of Celebration 2016 highlights.
SHI currently is accepting applications for its artist-in-residence program at the Walter Soboleff Building in Juneau.
The first person to step onto the runway of Sealaska Heritage Institute’s inaugural Native Fashion show Friday night wasn’t a model or a designer, but a dancer, Kindeshaun Austin of Juneau.
If you missed our lecture by Judith Ramos, the video is now online.
Find out which Northwest Coast artists took top prizes at Sealaska Heritage Institute's biennial Juried Art Show and Competition and its new Juried Youth Art Show.
SHI has released the first three of eighteen culturally-based children’s books that reflect the Native worldview.
SHI is one of 64 organizations in the nation to be approved for an arts award given by the National Endowment for the Arts Our Town program.
Sealaska Heritage is conducting three short surveys to better serve the interests and needs of the Alaska Native community. Everything you share with us will remain anonymous.
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Sealaska Heritage will sponsor a contest for the best black seaweed, a traditional food, during Celebration 2016. Three top winners will be chosen and awarded prizes of $500, $250 and $100.
Our 2016 schedule for educational programs is out and includes a slew of opportunities—from a hoop camp where students learn basketball basics and Native languages to a math and culture academy and