SHI is kicking off a horn-spoon carving class in Juneau today in an effort to save the ancient but endangered Northwest Coast art practice. SHI sought funding for the program after a
By Alex McCarthy, Juneau Empire—Already a well known name in Southeast Alaska and in Alaska Native artwork, Tlingit Master Carver Wayne Price is preparing to pass on his knowledge to university stu
SHI has acquired the last Chilkat robe ever made by the famed Tlingit weaver Jennie Thlunaut, one of the most celebrated Northwest Coast master weavers of the twentieth century who is credited with
By Steve Quinn, KTVA—Downtown Juneau has a new look.
This summer provided many opportunities for our youth in the region.
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SHI is offering three new scholarships in 2018 for art and museum studies students enrolled at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) and the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) in Santa Fe,
By Tripp J Crouse, KTOO—A Southeast Alaska cultural center will study a Tlingit bentwood drum that’s more than 100 years old.
By Nolin Ainsworth, Juneau Empire—Sealaska Heritage Institute held a celebratory lunch for Juneau’s Native Youth Olympics team on Friday at the SHI offices.
Attendees and presenters came from across Alaska and even as far as New Zealand to attend SHI’s second annual Culturally Responsive Education (CRE) Conference in Juneau.
SHI is planning a retrospective on the famed Tlingit artist Nathan Jackson, clan leader of the Lukaax.ádi, and is currently seeking pieces.
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.