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.
A Washington family has donated an exquisite collection of Northwest Coast objects to Sealaska Heritage so that it may be studied by artists and scholars.
By Jacob Resneck, KTOO—The sights and sounds of children being taken from their families by federal immigration agents is reopening decades-old wounds for some Alaska Natives.
I want to express my appreciation to Sen. Lisa Murkowski for opposing the separation of families at the U.S. border and demanding an immediate halt to this “cruel, tragic” practice.
Throughout the third and fourth day of Celebration 2018, dance group leaders spoke of the biennial event as a time of renewal, using their moments at the microphone to share words of support, encou
Only a few children attended the first Celebration in 1982, and Elders worried that the culture might not survive.
Thirty-six years after the first Celebration was held in Juneau at the urging of Elders, representatives of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people gathered on stage at Centennial Hall Wednesday e