By Adelyn Baxter, KTOO—A series of workshops in communities around Southeast Alaska aims to expand the practice of traditional Alaska Native skin-sewing with seal and sea otter fur.
Sealaska Heritage’s first-ever language summit brought together nearly 70 fluent speakers and more than 200 language learners in Juneau to recognize and celebrate the Elders who continued to speak
SHI has released three new culturally-based children’s books through its award-winning
By Philippe Morin, CBC News—Speakers of Tlingit are preparing for what they're calling a historic conference in Alaska … The meeting means a lot to Duane Gastant Aucoin, the chair of the language a
By Raina Delisle, Hakai Magazine—Jonathan Rowan lowers his handmade wooden halibut hook into the tranquil early-morning water off Klawock, Alaska, and urges it to go down and fight: “Weidei yei
SHI is applauding the return of Tlingit Mary Miller as the superintendent at Sitka National Historical Park. Miller is wholly qualified for the position and personally represents the hist
Sealaska Heritage sponsored a horn-spoon carving workshop in Ketchikan this month in an effort to ensure the endangered art of goat horn spoon carving is passed on to future generations.
SHI is launching a region-wide program to teach skin sewing in an effort to perpetuate the traditional art practice of using sea otter fur and to create cottage industries in Southeast Alaska.
SHI President Rosita Worl took part in the opening panel for the Arctic Frost Annual Network Meeting this morning at the Baranof Hotel, a three-day event focused on building collaboration among gov
The City and Borough of Juneau has passed a resolution naming the intersection of Front and Seward Streets “Heritage Square,” bolstering Sealaska Heritage Institute’s effort to designate Juneau and
SHI is recruiting teachers and education administrators in the Juneau School District for its fall 2018 cultural orientation program. The program, Thru the Cultural Lens, is a cu
KINY—The Sealaska Heritage Institute will be exhibiting a traditional set of armor and weapons that a Tlingit warrior would use during the 1800s with some pieces being recreated by artists ...
Photo essay: Bronze posts and a peek behind the curtain: The anatomy of making, installing and celebrating SHI's new house posts.
SHI is kicking off a horn-spoon carving class in Juneau today in an effort to save the ancient but endangered Northwest Coast art practice. SHI sought funding for the program after a
By Alex McCarthy, Juneau Empire—Already a well known name in Southeast Alaska and in Alaska Native artwork, Tlingit Master Carver Wayne Price is preparing to pass on his knowledge to university stu