Check out SHI's calendar of events for 2020! Find dates and venues for summer camps, lectures, art and education opportunites and more.
SHI will sponsor its third education conference for teachers and administrators in Southeast Alaska in an effort to promote culturally responsive pedagogy in schools. The goal of the conferenc
A well-known Tlingit and Haida artist and a renowned art historian have been chosen to judge Sealaska Heritage's next
Clan Elders and other tribal members from Angoon, Kake and Wrangell participated in a historic meeting this week with Alaska’s senior military leader to discuss bombardments on the three villages w
A new species of thalattosaur, a marine reptile that lived more than 200 million years ago and was recently discovered, has been given a Tlingit name.
An Anchorage couple has donated $25,000 toward Sealaska Heritage's planned arts campus, which will be a public space for perpetuating and experiencing Alaska Native art. The couple, Rod Worl a
SHI's Baby Raven Reads book Raven Makes the Aleutians has won a Picture Book Honor award from the American Indian Library Association. The AILA, an affiliate of the American Library Associatio
Sealaska Heritage is seeking models for its Indigenous Fashion Show, which will be held during Celebration 2020, June 10-13. No deadline to apply. The fashion show is one of the major eve
SHI is recruiting elementary school teachers, support staff and administrators to participate in its annual cultural orientation program, which aims to incorporate Native world views into scho
Last month, I visited the Metlakatla First Nation in British Columbia to continue a project we developed investigating how a marine-based diet has shaped the composition of the oral microbiome in t
Traditional games athlete and coach Kyle Worl is one of two Alaskans chosen for the state’s “Champions for Kids” award this year. Worl, along with fellow awardee Kevin Ritchie, have been instr
We have some deadlines on the horizon for Celebration 2020, which is scheduled June 10-13. (Applications and Information)
SHI's Council of Traditional Scholars has developed a Clan Leaders statement to offer t
SHI is offering a new program to fund Alaska Native students who want to learn their heritage language for the purpose of teaching it to others. The program will provide scholarships
By Michael S. Lockett, Juneau Empire—The Sealaska Heritage Institute unveiled its newest exhibit, War and Peace, Friday for Gallery Walk.