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Foundation swoops in to save sacred Alaskan artifacts at auction

Foundation swoops in to save sacred Alaskan artifacts at auction"It was suspect in some cases how the artifacts actually ended up in private hands, so to return them to the rightful owner was the right thing to do," says Carol Laumen.

A partnership of language and love

A partnership of language and loveDick Dauenhauer was teaching folklore at Alaska Methodist University in the early 1970s when he met student Nora Marks.

Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72

Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72Tlingit expert, linguist and award winning writer Richard Dauenhauer passed away Tuesday morning at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

Kooch’eit’aa: Teaching the Tlingit language through basketball

Kooch’eit’aa: Teaching the Tlingit language through basketballEarlier this year, Alaska became the second state after Hawaii to recognize indigenous languages as official state languages

New Eagle and Raven totem poles to rise this month

New Eagle and Raven totem poles to rise this monthHaida carving brothers Joe and T.J. Young began carving the totem poles with axes and chainsaws last year. Friday, they were working with small hand tools.

Dr. Walter Soboleff Day bill signed into law

Dr. Walter Soboleff Day bill signed into lawAbout 100 of the late Tlingit elder’s family and friends gathered at Juneau’s Marine Park for the bill signing ceremony on Wednesday

Alaska museums awarded grants for exhibits, training

Alaska museums awarded grants for exhibits, trainingThree Alaska museums have received more than $142,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

SHI raises Soboleff Center funds during Celebration

SHI raises Soboleff Center funds during CelebrationSealaska Heritage Institute raised more than $75,000 during Celebration for the Walter Soboleff Center in downtown Juneau

Why Sealaska Heritage is important to Northwest Coast art

Why Sealaska Heritage is important to Northwest Coast artThe Juried Art Show and Competition is raising the bar for Native artists in Southeast Alaska.

Tlingit carver Wayne Price takes top honor at Celebration art show

Tlingit carver Wayne Price takes top honor at Celebration art showTlingit carver and artist Wayne Price of Haines took Best of Show in Sealaska Heritage Institute’s seventh Juried Art Show and Competition.
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