SHI TO SPONSOR FAMILY NIGHT FOR BABY RAVEN READS
2 April 2015
Sealaska Heritage Institute will sponsor a family night for Alaska Native families with children ages 0-5.
This free event is part of SHI's Baby Raven Reads program, which promotes pre-literacy, language development and school readiness.
Families are invited to join SHI for storytelling, songs and other cultural activities. Mary Folletti, an advanced Tlingit language student, will be leading language games, and Where is Mouse Woman? will be read aloud. Free books and a snack will be provided.
Family night will be held from 5pm-6:30pm, Thursday, April 9 at the Walter Soboleff Building.
For more information contact Jackie Kookesh at 586-9229.
Raven Reading: A Culturally Responsive Kindergarten Readiness Program is funded by an Alaska Native Education Program grant from the U.S. Department of Education: CFDA # 84.356A, PR# S356A140060.
Ã¢ÂÂSealaska Heritage Institute was founded in 1980 to promote cultural diversity and cross-cultural understanding. The institute is governed by a Board of Trustees and guided by a Council of Traditional Scholars. Its mission is to perpetuate and enhance Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian cultures of Southeast Alaska.
CONTACT: Rosita Worl, SHI president, 907.463.4844