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.
The United States Green Building Council has awarded SHI's Walter Soboleff Building a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold rating, making it the second structure in Southe
In this post, SHI President Rosita Worl addresses the question "What is the proper response when a clan performs a Spirit Song?"
Team Juneau took 14 medals at the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics (WEIO) in Fairbanks this week, one of the largest showings ever captured by the capital city. The awards were given to seven loca
By Ben Hohenstatt, Juneau Empire—Trauma suffered by families and communities has a lingering and negative impact, said a pair of guest speakers Tuesday at the Walter Soboleff building.
Plenty of new Alaska-themed children’s books are on the shelves, providing fun and educational summer reading fodder for the younger set.
By Zoe Grueskin, KTOO—It’s well known that traumatic experiences can have lifelong impacts on health and well-being. But it’s possible that those effects can last longer than a single lifetime.