In this post, SHI President Rosita Worl addresses the question "What is the proper response when a clan performs a Spirit Song?"
SHI and the Juneau School District are seeking Elder Cultural Specialists for the Tlingit Culture Language and Literacy program at Harborview Elementary.
Team Juneau took 14 medals at the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics (WEIO) in Fairbanks this week, one of the largest showings ever captured by the capital city. The awards were given to seven loca
By Ben Hohenstatt, Juneau Empire—Trauma suffered by families and communities has a lingering and negative impact, said a pair of guest speakers Tuesday at the Walter Soboleff building.
Plenty of new Alaska-themed children’s books are on the shelves, providing fun and educational summer reading fodder for the younger set.
By Zoe Grueskin, KTOO—It’s well known that traumatic experiences can have lifelong impacts on health and well-being. But it’s possible that those effects can last longer than a single lifetime.
Watch highlights of some of the activities of Sealaska Heritage Institute in 2018, including our biennial Celebration, SHI's new Baby Raven Reads books, exhibits and more.
Sealaska Heritage will sponsor a halibut-hook carving class with Tlingit artist Donald Héendeí Gregory in Anchorage from August 8-11. Limited to 15 participants.
By Ben Hohenstatt, Juneau Empire—Your blood might help researchers better understand how colonization may have changed Alaska Natives’ DNA.
SHI is collaborating on a genetics study that will focus on how historical trauma associated with European colonization may have changed the DNA of Native people. The study is seeking to
SHI has purchased a new Raven hat by artist Nathan Jackson, one of the most renowned and internationally-recognized Tlingit artists of his generation. The red-cedar hat, which was carved
In this blog we look into the carving sessions occurring most Saturdays at Gajaa Hít, which are a Haa Latseen Community Project, and the carving projects participants are working on.
By Ben Hohenstatt, Juneau Empire—Their goal was to make it through the afternoon without crying.
The award-winning Tlingit artist Lily Hope and her apprentice, Anastasia Hobson-George, will give a free, public presentation on Chilkat weaving and leggings they have been working on at SHI.