sacred chilkat robe
SHI will hold a public ceremony for the return of a sacred Chilkat robe recently acquired on eBay. The ceremony will take place at 1:30 on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at the Walter Soboleff Building. Eagle and Raven representatives will lead the event, which is free and open to the public. (Original Story)
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Discovering Haida Art
When renowned Haida artist Robert Davidson was a kid, he used to root for the cowboys while watching old Westerns, cheering with his friends when the "bad guys" - the Indians - were killed. Then his uncle took him aside and explained that he and his family were "Indians" themselves.
Art, Math Workshop
SHI is sponsoring a free workshop for educators on the connection between math and formline design. The class will be taught by master Tsimshian artist David R. Boxley, who worked on the monumental house front in the Walter Soboleff Building. Geared toward educators in Juneau, Hoonah, Angoon and Hydaburg. (Flyer) (Register)