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Thank you for making SHI's Tinaa Art Auction a success

...Schoonover; and live music: Jason Ullirneq Burnett and Rick Huteson of Melodic Natives Inc.Auction committee: Aldona Jonaitis, Chair, Albert Kookesh, Denise Keron, Jenny Dawson, Jerry Mackie, John Williams, Mandy Mallott, Margaret Nelson...
Young brothers begin work on downtown totem pole

...viewers these differences can be hard to spot.According to art historians and Northwest Coast scholars, including Aldona Jonaitis, director emerita of the University of Alaska Museum of the North, totem poles likely developed right in the Youngs...
A long way from home

...birthplace) information for the item. For that reason, University of Alaska Museum of the North Director Dr. Aldona Jonaitis said the helmet probably didn't arrive in Springfield via an ethnographer."It's unlikely that the helmet was...
SHI's Tinaa auction brings together works by major Northwest Coast artists

...past to bring it to the present," according to a description of the work written by Museum of the North Director Aldona Jonaitis for the auction's catalogue.Soboleff, a highly influential Tlingit elder and spiritual leader, died in May 2011...
Bright moments of 2013

...Every session I attended ? from an art history session on Amos Wallace presented by Zachary Jones (standing in for Aldona Jonaitis), to a snapshot of "Our Way of Life" by Alan Zuboff of Angoon, to a round of Tlingit bingo led by Hans Chester...
Around Town for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012

...floor boardroom of the Sealaska Building, Sealaska Plaza. Featuring "Three Hundred Years of Tlingit Art," with Aldona Jonaitis, Emeritus Director, Museum of the North. This presentation will overview the history of Tlingit artworks made in...
Alaska Native & American Indian Heritage Month events continue

...lecture, on Nov. 20, will be "Basketry and Alaska Native Art Revival," with Delores Churchill, and on Nov. 27 Aldona Jonaitis will present "Three Hundred Years of Tlingit Art."Out at UAS, the Alaska Native Film Series continues with a...
Sealaska Heritage Institute lecture to feature weaver Churchill

...experience.The last lecture in the series, scheduled for Nov. 27, will be "Three Hundred Years of Tlingit Art" with Aldona Jonaitis, Emeritus Director of the Museum of the North. She will give an overview of the history of Tlingit artworks made...
Museum of the North looks to boost attendance

...9 inch mounted brown bear nicknamed "Otto."To make up for lost revenue from tourists, Museum interim director Aldona Jonaitis wants to make it more attractive to Alaskans.The museum reduced the admission price for in-state residents in...
SHI lectures for Native American Heritage Month

...Southeast Native arts today. She'll also discuss her own work as a master weaver.Three Hundred Years of Tlingit Art: Aldona Jonaitis emeritus director at the Museum of the North will take attendees back to the 1700s for a presentation on Tlingit artworks...


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