web-posted Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Book release Sealaska Heritage Institute 105 S. Seward St. 4:30-8 p.m. Sealaska Heritage will celebrate the release of two new books in its Baby Raven Reads series: “The Woman Carried Away by Killer Whales” and “The Woman Who Married a Bear,” with Haida illustrator Janine Gibbons and Tlingit writer Frank Kaash Katasse this First Friday. In addition, Gibbons’ paintings from the books will be on view and for sale in the clan house. In the lobby, SHI will host artists Ronnie Fairbanks of Klawock and Karen Stepanenko of Pelican. This will also be visitors’ final chance to see SHI’s Alaska Native Masks exhibit.
web-posted Wednesday, September 13, 2017
As a lifelong Sitkan I have grown close to our coastal rainforest. As I head off to my first year of college this fall, I know I will miss this place. However, I can’t help but wonder — how much will it change?
web-posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Juneau’s newest coffee shop has a name, thanks to a crowdsourcing effort, and held its grand opening Friday, July 21.
web-posted Wednesday, July 19, 2017
The Training Rural Alaska Youth Leaders and Students (TRAYLS) program was launched on June 5, 2017, as a pilot program designed to train rural Alaskan youth and young adults in various forestry related skills.
web-posted Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Once dressed for success, these students follow their curiosity – even if it takes them into the depths of the rainforest. They enlisted as citizen scientists, taking on a small supporting role in a major Alaska Department of Fish and Game study of Prince of Wales Island wolves.
web-posted Wednesday, June 7, 2017
When I was chastised for wearing a Simms Fishing Products hat while deer hunting a few summers ago, my hunting buddy didn’t mention the trout silhouette. I would have understood that. You know, wear stuff that matches the stuff you’re after, but it was the condition of the hat that prompted his comment. “Now Jeff, that hat is hiiiideous.”