SHI this month will open the Walter Soboleff Building to all second-grade students in Juneau as part of a national program to expose children to the arts.
If you missed our lecture by Dr. Theresa Arevgaq John, the video is now online. In her talk, John discusses Yup’ik ways of dancing and also the “little people” who populate her homeland.
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SHI has published a book of old, rare and priceless photographs of Inupiat life in the early 20th century made by an Inupiat photographer and teacher.
SHI has released a statewide study on the current definition of “Alaska Native” and how the rule could affect future generations of Natives who want to hunt marine mammals for food or clothing
To transform a hollowed-out log into a dugout canoe requires more than expert carving — it requires steam, and lots of it.
The Sealaska Heritage Institute has received a roughly $930,000 federal grant from the Administration for Native Americans to establish a three-year language revitalization program.
SHI has received a large federal grant to revitalize the languages of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian in four Southeast Alaska communities.
SHI through its Scholarship Committee has chosen a well-known language advocate and assistant professor of Alaska Native languages as the 2016 recipient of its annual Judson L.
SHI has released its first Tlingit apps for students who want to learn their Native language through mobile devices.
Sealaska Heritage has prevailed in a decades-long effort to list the sacred X’unáxi (Indian Point) in Juneau in the National Register of Historic Places, making it the first traditional cultural pr
To the beat of a deerskin drum and the tune of a Tlingit song, 16 teachers from several Alaskan communities danced into the University of Alaska Southeast classroom where they had spent the last tw
“Lingít tundatáani.” Loosely translated, the phrase means “Tlingit perspective” or “Tlingit world view.” Asked about the last three years in Sealaska Heritage Institute’s mentor-apprentice program,
Haida master weaver Delores Churchill recently donated an old woven basket to Sealaska Heritage that she acquired from a Ketchikan resident.
If you missed the weavers’ presentation during Celebration, the video is now online. Chilkat and Ravenstail weavers talked about their journey and the mistakes they’ve made along the way.