Watch highlights of some of the activities of Sealaska Heritage Institute in 2018, including our biennial Celebration, SHI's new Baby Raven Reads books, exhibits and more.
Sealaska Heritage will sponsor a halibut-hook carving class with Tlingit artist Donald Héendeí Gregory in Anchorage from August 8-11. Limited to 15 participants.
By Ben Hohenstatt, Juneau Empire—Your blood might help researchers better understand how colonization may have changed Alaska Natives’ DNA.
SHI is collaborating on a genetics study that will focus on how historical trauma associated with European colonization may have changed the DNA of Native people. The study is seeking to
SHI has purchased a new Raven hat by artist Nathan Jackson, one of the most renowned and internationally-recognized Tlingit artists of his generation. The red-cedar hat, which was carved
In this blog we look into the carving sessions occurring most Saturdays at Gajaa Hít, which are a Haa Latseen Community Project, and the carving projects participants are working on.
By Ben Hohenstatt, Juneau Empire—Their goal was to make it through the afternoon without crying.
The award-winning Tlingit artist Lily Hope and her apprentice, Anastasia Hobson-George, will give a free, public presentation on Chilkat weaving and leggings they have been working on at SHI.
In this blog, we look back on Team Juneau and the 2018-2019 season of Native Youth Olympics and the athletes' extraordinary accomplishments.
A graduate student at Western Governors University who is pursuing a master’s degree in business has won Sealaska Heritage Institute’s 2019 Judson L. Brown Leadership Award.
SHI has expanded its performing arts program for youth, Voices on the Land, to Yakutat and Ketchikan. Voices on the Land is an innovative program that teaches performing art
SHI, through Sealaska, is now offering scholarships for part-time students enrolled in college or voc-tech school. The application period for the 2019-2020 academic year is now open.
SHI will sponsor its Latseen Running Camp from June 17-20 in Juneau.
Sealaska Heritage Visiting Scholar Jessie Barker talks about the research she led at Celebration 2018 on Native identity in this guest post: I arrived in Juneau the day before Celebration, the