In this edition of Q&A, SHI President Rosita Worl responds to the question: "I feel connected to my Tlingit heritage but am only 1/8 Native by blood quantum. What does this mean for me?"
The 2018 Traditional Games, held in late March in Juneau, were a big success, with more than 50 athletes registered and well over 100 spectators in attendance.
Byron and Toni Mallott of Juneau have donated a basket made by master Haida weaver Delores Churchill to Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) for its ethnographic collection. The basket, named “Ha
Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast (a blog about books)—Last week over at Kirkus, I talked here with Dr.
Sitka’s tribal government has donated to Sealaska Heritage a small replica of a full-size dugout canoe carved there through a project co-sponsored by SHI last year.
The line between cultural appropriation and cross-cultural communication can be difficult for educators to figure out, acknowledged SHI President Rosita Worl in a presentation to art teachers, arti
Sealaska Heritage is inviting emerging Northwest Coast (NWC) artists to participate in the 2018 Haa Latseen Community Project.
Sealaska Heritage is offering a lot of upcoming events and opportunities in 2018, including Native art classes, Baby Raven events and summer camps for youth.
KINY—KINY was a great story on the programmatic side of SHI’s Baby Raven Reads program and the importance of the family events that happen regularly: "While the children's book publications ar
SHI will sponsor three education programs for students in grades 6-12 this summer, including two hoop camps, a leadership academy and a math and culture academy. Click link to register.
SHI is recruiting volunteers for Celebration 2018, scheduled June 6-8.
SHI’s new book Shanyaak'utlaax: Salmon Boy has won the 2018 American India
A shamanic retreat in Juneau led by a Californian has caught Sealaska Heritage Institute’s attention.
Recommended: How Devil’s Club Came to Be, by American Indians in Children's Literature—Library bookshelves virtually overflow with “retellings” of Native American traditional tales “adapted” (stole
By KINY— Some Alaska Native artists have a problem with the popular hand-made sales website Etsy.