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Sealaska Heritage is accepting applications its Juried Art Show and Competition (JAS) and Indigenous Fashion Show, which will be held during Celebration 2020, scheduled June 10-13.
Every Tuesday and Thursday, one dance group from Celebration 2018 will be posted on Sealaska Heritage’s YouTube channel
By Ben Hohenstatt, Juneau Empire— Blood simple: Is it time to rethink how Native is defined? SHI President Rosita Worl: “Could this ultimately lead to our cultural extinction?
SHI and HIA will begin the second phase of a collaborative genetics study next week that explores how historical trauma associated with European colonization may have changed the DNA of Native
By Ben Hohenstatt, Juneau Empire—Sealaska Heritage Institute is launching a fundraising campaign to build a new arts campus with most of the money needed already in hand. The nonprofit for pro
By Ben Hohenstatt, Juneau Empire—He played the crowd as well as his drum made of walrus stomach. Visiting Yup’ik artist John Waghiyi Jr.
By Ben Hohenstatt, Juneau Empire—From the far western reaches of Alaska, Yup’ik artists share their culture with Juneau. Visiting artists sew walrus blanket, will perform dances in Juneau.
Anchorage Daily News—The healing power of community: NYO coach leads the way in reviving healthy cultural traditions in Southeast Alaska. Juneau’s Kyle Worl wants his teenage athletes to think
SHI's current artists-in-residence, Arlene Annogiyuk Waghiyi and John Waghiyi, Jr., from Savoonga will show St.
The renowned master artist Robert Davidson sometimes submits pieces for SHI's blog. This month, news of a new documentary on a totem pole raising in Old Massett in 1969 came out.
SHI will sponsor two Alaska Native artists-in-residence from Savoonga who specialize in ivory carving and pieces made of walrus stomach and other materials harvested during subsistence activities a
SHI is sponsoring a visiting scholar who is studying how consuming traditional foods and participating in subsistence harvesting activities shapes the oral microbiome of Indigenous communities
Read about the Latseen Northwest Coast Art and Leadership Academy 2019 summer camp, a culturally-based education and leadership training for high-schoolers.
SHI and UAS are offering Tlingit language and Northwest Coast art classes this fall.