Clan Elders and other tribal members from Angoon, Kake and Wrangell participated in a historic meeting this week with Alaska’s senior military leader to discuss bombardments on the three villages w
A new species of thalattosaur, a marine reptile that lived more than 200 million years ago and was recently discovered, has been given a Tlingit name.
An Anchorage couple has donated $25,000 toward Sealaska Heritage's planned arts campus, which will be a public space for perpetuating and experiencing Alaska Native art. The couple, Rod Worl a
SHI's Baby Raven Reads book Raven Makes the Aleutians has won a Picture Book Honor award from the American Indian Library Association. The AILA, an affiliate of the American Library Associatio
Sealaska Heritage is seeking models for its Indigenous Fashion Show, which will be held during Celebration 2020, June 10-13. No deadline to apply. The fashion show is one of the major eve
SHI is recruiting elementary school teachers, support staff and administrators to participate in its annual cultural orientation program, which aims to incorporate Native world views into scho
Last month, I visited the Metlakatla First Nation in British Columbia to continue a project we developed investigating how a marine-based diet has shaped the composition of the oral microbiome in t
Traditional games athlete and coach Kyle Worl is one of two Alaskans chosen for the state’s “Champions for Kids” award this year. Worl, along with fellow awardee Kevin Ritchie, have been instr
We have some deadlines on the horizon for Celebration 2020, which is scheduled June 10-13. (Applications and Information)
SHI's Council of Traditional Scholars has developed a Clan Leaders statement to offer t
SHI is offering a new program to fund Alaska Native students who want to learn their heritage language for the purpose of teaching it to others. The program will provide scholarships
By Michael S. Lockett, Juneau Empire—The Sealaska Heritage Institute unveiled its newest exhibit, War and Peace, Friday for Gallery Walk.
We're expanding: Come join our team! Sealaska Heritage currently has numerous job openings plus we are seeking proposals for three project evaluators.
Meet Tsimshian scholar Alyssa Bader: SHI Postdoctoral Fellow studying impact of Native food on people. One of Alyssa Bader’s strongest connections to her culture has always been food.
By Michael S. Lockett, Juneau Empire—The practice of harvesting and trading herring eggs for subsistence is an old one in Southeast Alaska.