The Alaska State Legislature today passed a citation honoring Alaska’s Tlingit code talkers for their exemplary military service and the crucial role they played in helping to end World War II.&nbs
Sealaska Heritage and UAS are offering a Northwest Coast woolen weaving course with teacher Kay Parker.
Sealaska Heritage will sponsor a horn-spoon carving workshop with instructor Steve Brown in Juneau, March 7-10 at Gajaa Hít.
In this installment, SHI President Rosita Worl answers the question "What are the challenges of integrating Native arts, culture and language into new institutions?"
In this installment, SHI President Rosita Worl answers the question "Why do some of SHI's programs give preference to Native participants?"—a question recently posed to us by an Alaska educato
Sealaska Heritage is sponsoring several language activities through its Haa Shuká program, including language sessions in Sitka and Juneau and an immersion retreat.
SHI is condemning a Facebook ban on legal sales of products made from any “part, pelt or skin from an animal, including fur,” according to the site’s commerce policy. The ban will have a
SHI has released the most comprehensive book ever published on traditional northern Northwest Coast halibut hooks, known as náxw in Tlingit. Doing Battle with the Halibut People:
Spring practice is open for high school students who want to join Juneau’s Native Youth Olympics team.
Old sayings are an especially powerful and respectful way of addressing the opposite moiety. They can be used to console during times of pain and to inspire before difficult tasks.
A Juneau-based Alaska Native nonprofit directly and indirectly contributed $10 million into the Alaskan economy last year.
A new study by a Juneau research firm has found that Sealaska Heritage Institute’s economic impact on Alaska was more than $10 million in 2018 and that its impact on the City and Borough of Juneau
Sealaska Heritage will sponsor a formline workshop with award-winning artist David R. Boxley in Klawock, March 10-17 at the Voc/Tech Center. Free, supplies provided.
Sealaska Heritage will sponsor a formline workshop with award-winning artist David R. Boxley in Sitka, April 5-13 at the Sitka High School, Art Classroom. Free, supplies provided.
By Michael Penn, Juneau Empire—Listen to Armenian-American flutist Tigran Arakelyan, the Music Director of the Northwest Mahler Festival in Seattle and the Port Townsend Orchestra, perform a sound