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Poet, translator Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72

...University in the late 1960s.He worked for Sealaska Heritage Institute in the 1980s and 1990s before becoming the University...are immeasurable," wrote Rosita Worl, Sealaska Heritage Institute executive director, in an email to the Empire...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/poet-translator-richard-dauenhauer-dies
Local
Basketball camp teaches Tlingit language

...camp in Juneau is about more than the sport itself. It's about revitalizing the Tlingit language.The Sealaska Heritage Institute sponsors the summer camps each year to help youngsters learn Tlingit. Linguists say there are fewer than 150 native...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-12/basketball-camp-teaches-tlingit-languag
State
Summer books roundup

...released in September. "Killer Whale Eyes" by Sondra Simone Segundo, with book design by Kathy Dye. (Sealaska Heritage Institute, February 2014)Simone Segundo also gave a reading at the Juneau Public Library during Celebration. Her book...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-17/summer-books-roundup
Art
SHI aims to rebuild stocks to culturally, archaeologically indicated levels at historical locations

...either conclusion, a new program at the Sealaska Heritage Institute intends to restore herring to areas where they proliferated...reintroduction Chuck Smythe, the director of Sealaska Heritage Institute's culture and history department, is spearheading...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-18/shi-aims-rebuild-stocks-culturally-a
Outdoors
Behind the camera

...the library and by Sealaska Heritage Institute, for locals, it's a good...collection manager at Sealaska Heritage Institute, said this realistic portrayal...Kayamori's work."Sealaska Heritage Institute holds a small collection of...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-24/behind-camera
Art
Herring search spans millennia

...doing research that spans the northwest coast. Herring, she said at a presentation this spring at the Sealaska Heritage Institute, were once "much more widespread geographically than is indicated by the commercial fishery today.""While...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-11/herring-search-spans-millennia
Outdoors
Soboleff Center takes shape

...with a three-story, contemporary building designed to serve as a Northwest Coast cultural center for Sealaska Heritage Institute.Following the recent addition of 40-foot yellow cedar panels and large stretches of glass, the structure now...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-25/soboleff-center-takes-shape
Local
Hands-on learning

...to keep the art progressing," Young said.The Gajaa Hit totem pole project, a collaboration between Sealaska Heritage Institute and the Tlingit Haida Regional Housing Authority, highlights the speed with which the apprenticeship tradition...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-08/hands-learning
Art
Master carver urges young artists to do their formline 'homework'

...a week after he garnered five awards in Sealaska Heritage Institute's Juried Art Show. He won first, second and...want to be sure and thank Rosita Worl and Sealaska Heritage Institute for providing that category. It's a category...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-19/master-carver-says-young-artists-should-d
Art
Juried Art Show recognizes exemplary works

...Price's clan affiliation. Price is a member of the Shark House in Kake. In introducing the winners of Sealaska Heritage Institute's seventh biennial Juried Art Show and Competition Wednesday evening, juror and Tsimshian artist David R. Boxley...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-12/juried-art-show-recognizes-exemplary-work
Art

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