Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) has launched a new program to offer Alaska Native artists’ residencies, which will include dedicated work areas, access to archives and collections and monetary su
SHI will offer three new scholarships this fall for art and museum studies students enrolled at the University of Alaska Southeast and the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA).
Lemon Creek Correctional Center inmate and Tlingit and Tsimshian artist David Guthrie was clueless about his culture and unsure about his future before he got caught up in a world of copper, creati
SHI, in partnership with the T’a̱kdeintaan Clan, Mt.
Sealaska Heritage will sponsor horn-carving workshps in Sitka, Ketchikan and Juneau to in an effort to ensure the endangered art of goat horn spoon carving are passed on to future generations.
Sealaska Heritage will sponsor a formline class in Hoonah taught by the award-winning artist David A.
By Alex McCarthy, Juneau Empire—This week, educators from all around Alaska and the world will be in Juneau for a conference to learn more about culturally aware approaches in classrooms.
By Alex McCarthy, Juneau Empire—Years ago, Hans Chester watched as the late Tlingit scholar Nora Keixwnéi Dauenhauer wove a spruce-root basket.
SHI will kick off its second education conference next week for edu
See highlights of Sealaska Heritage Institute's activities in 2017 including an art auction, new children's books, exhibits and more!
SHI is teaming with a world travel company to document on video how to harvest and prepare spruce roots and do spruce-root weaving, an ancient Northwest Coast art practice that is considered t
Sealaska Heritage will sponsor a Gumboot Camp in juneau from July 23-27 for Alaska Native children ages 4 and 5.
By Liam Niemeyer, KRBD—The U.S.
An undergraduate student at the Alaska Pacific University who is pursuing a degree in counseling psychology has won Sealaska Heritage Institute’s 2018 Judson L. Brown Leadership Award.
The next Celebration will be held June 10-13, 2020, in Juneau.